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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Army requires that they be fired from a standing position. This simple and effective weapon attracted significant interest and has been adopted by gstav significant number of military forces around the world.

ARCHIVED – 84mm Carl Gustaf Upgrade

Soldiers were 844mm engaged with RPGs at meters, while their light weapons had effective ranges of — meters. The external steel parts were also replaced with plastics and aluminium alloys. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. In addition, improved HEAT, high explosive HEsmoke and illumination star shell or flare ammunition is also available.

Improvements to the ammunition have been continual. 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 cqrl intelligent sights can “talk” to programmable rounds.

In recent years, the M3 has found new life in a variety of roles.

Retrieved 18 July The Gustaf can be fired from the standing, kneeling, sitting or prone positions, and a bipod may be attached in front of the shoulder piece.

Saab has also developed 84jm new high explosive round that has a direct fire range of 1, meters when using a fire control system.


Unlike these weapons, however, the Gustaf used a rifled barrel for spin-stabilizing its rounds, as opposed to fins used by the other systems.

Plala, archived from the original on 84mmm 13,retrieved July 29, Their first design, a shoulder-fired, single shot weapon, fired a20mm solid projectile from a rifled barrel. Ammunition is usually carried in special plastic containers, which hold two types of ammunition each. Unitary ammunition of 84mm caliber is loaded into aluminum cases with open bottoms,closed by plastic pressure discs.

ARCHIVED – 84mm Carl Gustaf Upgrade

Weapons and ammunition introduced in Anti-tank weapons Military equipment — Recoilless rifles Weapons of Sweden. 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.

By using titanium, the updated M3E1, based on the M3A1 introduced inis more than six pounds lighter. The 84mm Carl Gustaf Upgrade Project will introduce new lighter weight recoilless rifles and a new sighting 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.

The weapon is normally operated by a two-man crew, one carrying and firing the weapon, the other carrying ammunition and reloading. The wiring harness was included in the M3E1 configuration that provides a foregrip controller and programmable fuze setter for an interchangeable fire control system. In addition to infantry use, the Marines are considering it to replace the SMAW in combat engineer squads.

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. The Gustaf allows airburst capability of troops in defilade out to 1, meters, and high explosive use out to 1, meters.

The current Carl Gustaf M3 version was introduced in 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. Please direct all media enquiries to the department of National Defence’s Media Relations Office at The overpressure or blast wave generated by the Gustaf, will cause blast and burn related injuries to those behind the gun.


In Novemberthe U. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. A key benefit of the M3E1 is that it can fire multiple types of rounds, giving Soldiers increased capability on the battlefield. 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 venturi design.

Introduced init was one of the many recoilless rifle designs of that era. To achieve that, the case rim has a special indexing recess. Everything you want to know, don’t want to know, and don’t know you need to know. Tests were conducted in Manial from the original on 10 April 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. It is gustva subject to 48mm Government of Canada Web Standards and has not been altered or updated since it guetav archived.

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