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Carl Gustaf  
Initial Operational Capability (IOC): 1948
Total Production: ?
Also Known As: Carl Gustav, Carl-Gustaf M1, Carl-Gustaf M2, Carl-Gustaf M3 and M3 MAAWS
Origin: Sweden
Corporations: Saab
Parent System: Carl Gustaf
Initial Operational Capability (IOC): 1948
Total Production: ?
Family Members: Carl-Gustaf M4
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Description: The Carl-Gustaf is a 84mm recoilless, dependable multipurpose man-portable weapon for close-in direct fire attacks introduced in 1948. The key of this weapon system is the wide range of ammunitions developed to carry out different mission profiles as well as a variety of sight options. The Carl Gustaf can be operated by a two-man crew, gunner and loader, responding quickly to each new threat. The Carl-Gustaf M1 was introduced in 1948 with the M2 and M3 variants introduced later on. The M2 version launch unit weighs 14.2 kg and is 1130mm long. The M3 version launch unit weighs 10 kg and is 1065mm long. The Carl-Gustaf ammunition round typically weighs less than 5 kg.

More than 40 country customers worldwide have ordered this weapon system which is well suited for light infantry applications. The Carl-Gustaf weapon system was ordered by the United States (US) military under the M3 MAAWS designation. As of 2014 the M3 is the only production standard available from Saab.

Carl Gustaf Specifications

System Crew: 2
Caliber: 84 millimeter
Length: 1,065 millimeter (42 inch)
Weapon Max Range: 1,300 meter
Weapon Min Range: 200 meter
Launch Unit Weight: 10 kilogram
Projectile Weight: 5 kilogram (11.0 pound)
System Weight: 15 kilogram
CEP: Circular Error Probable
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Carl Gustaf News

There are 26 news between
13 May 2008 and 31 Oct 2019
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Thursday, October 31, 2019Guided Carl-Gustaf Munition Successfully Completes Testing
Thursday, April 11, 2019Australian Army Places Order for Carl-Gustaf Ammunition
Wednesday, October 24, 2018Saab Receives Latvian Order for Carl-Gustaf Ammunition
Thursday, November 9, 2017Raytheon, Saab Team to Develop new Infantry Weapons
Wednesday, January 4, 2017Saab Awarded Follow-On Order for Carl Gustaf M3 Weapon Systems
Thursday, July 28, 2016US Army Orders M3 MAAWS Ammunition
Monday, January 25, 2016European Defence Agency Orders Carl Gustaf Ammunition
Tuesday, November 24, 2015Austria Orders Ammunition for Carl-Gustaf Weapon System
Monday, October 12, 2015US Armed Forces Order Carl Gustaf Ammunition
Thursday, June 11, 2015Saab Receives European Defense Agency Order for Carl Gustaf Ammunition

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