Industrial Security Manual, Section 08 DOD $R, Information 14 SUDIO ‘. Gun Failure, Carl Gustaf, MAAWS, M3, Composites, Composite Gun Barrels, .. CUTTING PLAN FOR 84MM M3 RR SER# I. 1. -. 3/4″DISK. The new Carl-Gustaf M4 is a man-portable multi-role illuminate the night sky, the Carl-Gustaf M4 is for you. 84mm TPT 84mm TP 84mm. HEAT The Carl-Gustaf system is a true multi-role, man-portable artillery system that allows the infantryman to defeat armoured vehicles with add-on armour protection.

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In latethe Army fielded 58 M3s and 1, rounds of ammunition to units deployed to Afghanistan to destroy enemy targets out to 1, meters.

Army requires that they be fired from a standing position. Army”SA defense journal19 June Ammunition is usually carried in special plastic containers, which hold two types of ammunition manuwl. Plala, archived from the original on March 13,retrieved July 29, Many armies continue to use it as a viable anti-armor weapon, especially against s- and s-era tanks and other armored vehicles still in use worldwide.

Carl-Gustaf – Modern Firearms

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. While the older HEAT rounds are not particularly effective against modern tank armor, the weapon has found new life as a bunker-buster with an HEDP round. Bloomsbury Publishing, Oct 20, The Gustaf is a light weight, low cost weapon that uses a wide range of ammunition, making it extremely flexible and suitable in a wide variety of roles.

The rear part of the barrel is fitted with venturi nozzle, which is hinged to allow loading of the ammunition and ejection of the fired cases or unfired rounds. Archived from the original on 18 July The new rifle will be compatible with the existing ammunition and weigh significantly less than the existing weapon to offset the additional weight of the advanced sighting system.


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 a remote round management function so intelligent sights can “talk” to programmable rounds.

Their first design, a shoulder-fired, single shot weapon, fired a20mm solid projectile from maual rifled barrel. It is important to note that these contact details are provided for use by interested industry partners only. The primers are located at the side of the cartridge case, so the round must be properly aligned in the bore upon the loading.

Please direct all media enquiries to the department of National Defence’s Media Relations Office at Armies of the Gulf War. In Australia, it is irreverently known as “Charlie Gutsache” guts ache, slang for stomach painor “Charlie Swede”.

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Carl Gustaf recoilless rifle – Wikipedia

Retrieved 29 October For added safety and cost savings, an automatic round counter enables Soldiers and logisticians to accurately track the service life of each weapon. Everything you want to know, don’t 84mk to know, and don’t know you need to know. The most modern variants fielded by Swedish rifle companies have been fitted with the Swedish Aimpoint sighting system. Please contact us to request a format other than those available. Retrieved 18 July De ransel op de rug deel 2.

Canadian soldier reloads the Carl-Gustaf M3 recoilless rifle. The ammunition alsois manufactured in several countries which use gystav Carl-Gustaf launchers,including the Belgium and India. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Any expense incurred by any person or entity in reliance upon the information provided is at the sole risk of that person or entity. Retrieved 24 April The information on this page is provided for advisory purposes only and is current as of the date of publication.


The M3 became an gustag program of record in the conventional Army inand a conditional materiel release was authorized in late to equip all brigade gudtav teams with one M3 launcher per infantry platoon.

Swedish arms designers began to experiment with recoilless antitank rifles in early s. 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. 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. The Gustaf was soon sold around the world and became one of the primary squad -level anti-tank weapons for many West European armies.

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.

Retrieved from ” https: Most types of projectiles are just warheads which are “blown out” of the barrel by the propellant charge, but some most recently developed types of ammunition has built-in rocket boosters, which are ignited as the round reaches safe distance from the shooter, greatly improving the maximum effective range.

The project is also expected to deliver a simulation system, training equipment and integrated logistic support. Unitary ammunition of 84mm caliber is loaded into aluminum cases with open bottoms,closed by plastic pressure discs.

While the weapon provides enhanced effectiveness, its 9.

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