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Operational-Maneuver Response Group
Jednostka Wojskowa GROM
Grom-logo.png
Official JW GROM logo
Active July 13, 1990 – present
Country Poland
Branch Special Troops Command
Type Special Forces
Role Counter Terrorism
Direct Action
Hostage rescue
Special operations
Unconventional Warfare
Size classified
Part of Before October 1, 1999: Ministry of Interior
October 1, 1999 – present: Polish Armed Forces
Garrison/HQ Warsaw HQ, Gdańsk; Poland
Nickname(s) The unseen & silent; The Surgeons
Patron Cichociemni
Motto(s) Siła i Honor! Tobie Ojczyzno! (Strength and Honor! For you, Fatherland!)
Beret color Grey
Engagements
Commanders
Current
commander
płk Mariusz Pawluk
Notable
commanders
Sławomir Petelicki, Marian Sowiński, Roman Polko
Insignia
Identification
symbol
Odznaka Grom.JPG

JW GROM (full name: Jednostka Wojskowa GROM im. Cichociemnych Spadochroniarzy Armii Krajowej, English: Military Unit GROM named in honour of the Silent Unseen of the Home Army) is one of Poland's premier special missions unit.

The unit's other name is Jednostka Wojskowa 2305 (Military Unit No. 2305). GROM operators gained the nickname of "The Surgeons" due to their extensive medical training and knowledge and their surgical ability to coordinate and execute special operations. GROM was originally modeled on NATO's tier one special operations units such as the US Army's 1st SFOD-D (Delta Force), the US Navy's SEAL Team Six (DEVGRU) and the British Army's SAS.

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