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Carl Gustaf M3

The Carl Gustaf M3 is used to target enemy tanks, other armoured vehicles and fortified positions.

New Zealand Army soldiers fire a Carl Gustaf M3 there are flames out the back and motion shown out the front of the weapon. the soldiers are training in the tussock grass

This weapon is a single shot, breech loaded, recoilless rifle that can be fired from any position, and is capable of firing a variety of ammunition types, depending on the target to be engaged.

Although able to be operated by a single person it is usually operated by a team of two - a firer and a loader.

Calibre 84mm
Length 1100mm
Weight 10kg

Ammunition types available: high explosive, illumination, high explosive anti tank, and sub calibre training ammunition.

Soldiers fire a Carl Gustaf M3

Soldiers fire a Carl Gustaf M3