Nóż wojskowy wz. 98
|Nóż wojskowy wz. 98|
|Weapon type:||Knife, combat knife, surveyor|
|Designations:||Nóż wojskowy wz. 98|
|Creation time:||after 1992|
|Working time:||from 1998|
|Region of origin /
|Distribution:||Polish armed forces|
|Overall length:||301 mm|
|Blade length:||177 mm|
|Blade thickness:||5 mm|
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History and conception
The Nóż wojskowy wz. 98 is a revised version of its predecessor Nóż wojskowy wz. 92 . A commission had developed this type of knife based on the models, the Austrian Glock field knife and the American M3 fighting knife . The wz. 98 should be usable for various purposes, it should be usable both as a field knife and as a combat knife . The knife can also be used as a throwing knife.
The knife has a continuous tang . There is a steel cap at the end of the handle so that the knife can also be used as a hammer or to smash discs. The handle is made of rubber. There are different versions of the knife. Among other things, there is a version with saw teeth and a stiletto version. The blade is phosphated to avoid reflections.