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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Retrieved 15 November Inthe U. Under the barrel, there’s also a shoulder rest, an adjustable bipod, and a front support grip. Bloomsbury Publishing, Oct 20, Saab has also developed a new high explosive round that has a direct fire range of 1, meters when using a fire control system.

One person would carry the launcher and be armed with a pistol for personal protection, and the other would carry 5—6 rounds of ammunition and act as a spotter for the gunner.

ARCHIVED – 84mm Carl Gustaf Upgrade

In recent years, the M3 has found new life in a variety of roles. Luminous front and rear sight inserts are available for the iron sights when aiming at night, and an image intensification system may also be used. The current Carl Gustaf M3 version was introduced in By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. For added safety and cost savings, an automatic round counter enables Soldiers and logisticians to accurately track the service life of each weapon.


While the SMAW weighs 2. The Csrl allows airburst capability of troops in defilade out to 1, meters, and high explosive use out to 1, meters.


The project is also expected to deliver a simulation system, training equipment and integrated logistic support. This page has been archived on the Web Information identified as archived is provided for reference, mabual or recordkeeping purposes. 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. The result was superior accuracy at longer ranges.

Ministry of Defence, Singapore. Their first design, a shoulder-fired, single shot weapon, fired a20mm solid projectile from a rifled barrel. The primers are located at the side of the cartridge case, so the round must be properly aligned in the bore upon the loading. De ransel op de rug deel 2. The M3 became an official program of record in the conventional Army inand a conditional materiel release was authorized in late to equip all brigade combat teams with one M3 launcher per infantry platoon.

The Defence Capabilities Blueprint replaces this content. This page has been archived on the Web. The ammunition alsois manufactured in several countries which use the Carl-Gustaf launchers,including the Belgium and India. While the weapon provides enhanced effectiveness, its 9.

Archived from the original on 10 April 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. Information identified as archived is provided for reference, research or recordkeeping purposes. In addition, improved HEAT, high explosive HEsmoke and illumination star shell or flare ammunition is also available.


The 84mm Carl Gustaf Upgrade Project will introduce new lighter weight recoilless rifles and a new 844mm and fire control system that is compatible with the family of existing and future natures of 84mm ammunition, and that will allow for firing under obscuration and low light conditions, while increasing accuracy in all firing conditions.

By using titanium, the updated M3E1, based ggustav the M3A1 introduced inis more than six pounds lighter.

Small Arms Survey An operating handle called the “Venturi lock” is used to move the hinged breech to one side for reloading. 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. The external steel parts were also replaced with plastics and aluminium alloys.

Ammunition is usually carried in special plastic containers, which hold two types of ammunition each. Army requires that they be fired from a standing position. Repeatedly firing the Gustaf can also cause related shock wave injuries to gunners and those nearby. The information on this page is provided for advisory purposes only and is current as of the date of publication. The wiring harness was included in the M3E1 configuration that provides a foregrip controller and programmable fuze setter for an interchangeable fire control system.

Swedish arms designers began to experiment with recoilless antitank rifles in early s.