Infantry Weapons

Polish Armed Forces receive final Beryl rifles

10 July 2018

Poland’s Ministry of Defence has announced that small-arms manufacturer Fabryka Broni Łucznik-Radom (FBLR) has delivered the final 2,131 wz. 96C Beryl rifles to the Polish Armed Forces.

This will be followed in August by the final 1,800 wz. 96C Mini Beryl carbines to be handed over to the military, FBLR told Jane’s .

This fulfils the four-year (2016-19) PLN156 million (USD42.5 million) deal signed in May 2016 for 26,021 Beryl-family weapons: 17,621 rifles and 8,400 carbines.

The weapons are being delivered ahead of schedule to clear FBLR production lines for 53,000 modular MSBS (Grot) rifles ordered in September 2017 for PLN500 million.

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