Saab has obtained orders for elements for the Carl-Gustaf® recoilless rifle. The overall order worth is SEK 643 million and deliveries will happen throughout 2022 and 2023. The trade’s nature is such that, relying on circumstances in regards to the product and buyer, additional info concerning the client is not going to be introduced. Man-portable and multi-role, the Carl-Gustaf weapon permits dismounted troopers to cope with the challenges of the fashionable battlefield. The essential weapon consists of the principle tube with the breech-mounted Venturi recoil damper, with two grips close to the entrance and a shoulder mount.

“We proceed to assist and strengthen our prospects’ defence capabilities with our world-leading floor fight options. This order is additional proof that our options meet our prospects’ necessities,” says Görgen Johansson, head of Saab’s enterprise space Dynamics.

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The Carl-Gustaf recoilless rifle designated in Swedish service because the Granatgevär m/48 is an 84-mm man-portable reusable anti-tank weapon initially produced by Carl Gustafs Stads Gevärsfaktori (that later was merged into Saab Bofors Dynamics) in Sweden.

Saab Carl-Gustaf 8.4cm Recoilless Rifle

The weapon is fitted with iron sights, however is generally aimed with the connected 3× optical sight with a 17 diploma (300 mil) area of view. Probably the most trendy variants fielded by Swedish rifle firms have been fitted with the Swedish Aimpoint sighting system. Luminous entrance and rear sight inserts can be found for the iron sights when aiming at night time, and a picture intensification system can also be used. The Gustaf will be fired from the standing, kneeling, sitting or susceptible positions, and a bipod could also be connected in entrance of the shoulder piece. An working deal with referred to as the “Venturi lock” is used to maneuver the hinged breech to 1 aspect for reloading.

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Saab Carl-Gustaf 8.4cm Recoilless Rifle
Saab Carl-Gustaf 8.4cm Recoilless Rifle