Kbk wz. 2005 Jantar

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For the village, see Jantar, Poland.
Kbk wz. 2005 Jantar
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The wz. 2005 Jantar
Type Bullpup Assault rifle
Place of origin  Poland
Production history
Designer WAT
Designed 2005
Manufacturer Łucznik Arms Factory
Number built 1
Specifications
Weight 3.8 kg (Jantar-M)
Length 743 mm
Barrel length 457 mm

Caliber 5.56x45mm NATO
Action Gas-operated, rotating bolt
Muzzle velocity 920 m/s
Feed system 30-round box magazine

The 5.56 mm Kbk wz. 2005 Jantar is a Polish experimental assault rifle. It is configured in a bullpup layout, and was designed by the state-owned Wojskowa Akademia Techniczna, based on the Kbk wz. 1988 Tantal rifle chambered to 5.56x45mm NATO.

The "Jantar" is a prototype to test the advantages of the bullpup configuration, which proved to be a more accurate layout for burst-shooting of carbines ("karabinek"). The project was not intended for production, but to gain experience to be applied in the modernisation program of the Polish military.

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