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M2 Carl Gustaf anti-armor weapon

Country of Origin: Sweden


The M2 Carl Gustaf is an 84-mm recoilless weapon designed to engage armored vehicles at ranges of 270-770 yd (250-700 m) and soft targets up to 1,090 yd (1,000 m). The latest variant is the M4 Carl Gustaf, which can fire all types of ammunition made for the previous models without any drop in performance. See "Variants," below, for more information.

The Carl Gustaf is breech-loaded by releasing the Venturi fastening strap and rotating the Venturi sideways. The weapon can be fired...

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