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Although the single-shot AT-4 is lighter and can be carried by one person, a Gustaf team with the heavier recoilless rifle can reload and fire more rounds. For added safety and cost savings, an automatic round counter enables Soldiers and logisticians to accurately track the service life of each weapon. The carll is also expected to deliver a simulation system, training equipment and integrated logistic support.

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By the mids, Swedish designers adopted the idea of the shaped-charge HEAT ammunition, and by the produced their first prototype of the large-caliber recoilless rifle, which fired HEAT grenades. Any expense incurred by any person or entity in reliance upon the information provided is at the sole risk of that person or entity. The M3E1 is also 2.

Under the barrel, there’s manusl a shoulder rest, an adjustable bipod, and a front support grip. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. maual


Other new features include a red-dot sight, a travel safety catch to allow the M4 to be carried while loaded, an adjustable shoulder rest and forward grip for improved ergonomics, a shot counter to keep track of how many rounds have been fired to manage the weapon’s 1,round barrel life, picatinny rails for grips and sight mounts, and 84m remote round management function so intelligent sights can “talk” to programmable rounds.

The shorter length was in response to the need to wield the weapon in urban terrain, and weight savings were achieved through using lighter components whenever possible including a carbon fiber tube with titanium liner, as well as a new car, design.


While the weapon provides enhanced effectiveness, its 9. The current Carl Gustaf M3 version was introduced in While the SMAW weighs 2. A subsequent review of the contractor-supplied fatigue test data determined that the data did not meet U. Information identified as archived is provided for reference, research or recordkeeping purposes.

For full effectiveness, illumination rounds have to be fired at a very high angle, creating a danger for the gunner as the backblast from firing can burn him. CS1 Japanese-language sources ja Webarchive template archiveis links CS1 Czech-language sources cs CS1 Danish-language sources da CS1 Ewe-language sources ee CS1 Croatian-language sources hr CS1 Lithuanian-language sources lt CS1 Swedish-language sources sv CS1 Portuguese-language sources pt Pages using deprecated image syntax All articles with unsourced statements Articles with unsourced statements from August Articles with unsourced statements from September Articles with unsourced statements from December Articles containing Japanese-language text All articles with dead external links Articles with dead gutav links from Car, Articles with permanently dead external links.

This page was last edited on 29 Decemberat The 84mm Carl Gustaf Upgrade Project will introduce new lighter weight recoilless rifles and a new sighting and fire control system that is car with the family of existing and future natures of 84mm ammunition, and that will allow for firing under obscuration maunal low light conditions, while increasing accuracy in all firing conditions.

Improvements to the ammunition have been continual. Bloomsbury Publishing, Oct 20, To achieve that, the case rim has a special indexing recess. Their only drawback is the bulk and weight of the launcher itself, which is significantly heavier than its major rival, the venerable RPG-7 antitank grenade launcher.

The firing unit consists of the xarl grip with the trigger and manual safety, which is linked to the ignition module at the rear of the weapon by the tube, located below and to the right of the barrel.

Carl Gustaf recoilless rifle – Wikipedia

Ammunition is usually carried in special plastic containers, which hold two types of ammunition each. Unlike these weapons, however, the Gustaf used a rifled barrel for spin-stabilizing its rounds, as opposed to fins used by the other systems.

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By that time, Saab was developing a weight-reduced version prior to the SOCOM release that demonstrated no decrease in performance, no increase in recoil, and nearly equivalent barrel life that could be ready for government testing in Archived from the original on 10 April The ammunition alsois manufactured in several countries which use the Carl-Gustaf launchers,including the Belgium and India.

Introduced init was one of the many recoilless rifle designs of that era.

Small Arms Survey Armies of the Gulf War. Saab has also developed a new high explosive round that has a direct fire range of 1, meters when using a fire control system.

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Retrieved 29 December The Gustaf allows airburst 84mn of troops in defilade out to 1, meters, and high explosive use out to 1, meters. The basic weapon consists of the main tube with the breech-mounted Venturi recoil damper, with two grips near the front and a shoulder mount.

gustwv A key benefit of the M3E1 is that it can fire multiple types of rounds, giving Soldiers increased capability on the battlefield. Inthe U.

In Australia, it is irreverently known as “Charlie Gutsache” guts ache, slang for stomach painor “Charlie Swede”. It reduced the weight even further by using a thin steel liner containing the rifling, strengthened by a carbon fiber outer sleeve. The primers are located at the side of the cartridge case, so the round must be properly aligned in the bore upon the loading.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Retrieved from ” https: An operating handle called the “Venturi lock” is used to move the hinged breech to one side for reloading.