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Type Revolver
Place of origin  Poland
Service history
In service Polish police
Production history
Designer Wojskowa Akademia Techniczna (WAT)
Designed 1990-1991
Manufacturer KMW "Wifama"
Produced 1993-1997
Variants Rg
Weight 1,000 g (35 oz) (short barrel)
1,200 g (42 oz) (long barrel)
900 g (32 oz) (Rg)
Length 197 mm (7.8 in) (short barrel, Rg)
235 mm (9.3 in) (long barrel)
Barrel length 63.5 mm (2.50 in) (short barrel, Rg)
101.6 mm (4.00 in) (long barrel)
Width 37 mm (1.5 in)
Height 136 mm (5.4 in)

Cartridge .38 Special (9x29mmR)
Action Double action
Effective range Sights ranged for 25 m
Feed system 6-round cylinder
Sights Rear notch, front blade, 110 mm (4.3 in) sight radius (short barrel version and Rg), 150 mm (5.9 in) sight radius (long barrel)

The Gward is the name of a series of .38-caliber Polish revolvers designed by engineers from the state-run Wojskowa Akademia Techniczna (H. Głowicki, W. Koperski, S. Ciepielski) and Kombinat Maszyn Włókienniczych "Wifama" factory (R. Chełmicki, T. Podgórski, J. Dudek) for the Polish Ministry of Internal Affairs.

A pre production trial series of Gward revolvers were manufactured in 1992. Series production of the Guard revolver was never launched due to financial problems of the "Wifima" factory.

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