Swedish defense major SAAB announced plans to manufacture its Carl-Gustaf M4 weapon system in India.
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Dimensions of the Article
- What is the Carl-Gustaf M4?
- Key features of Carl-Gustaf M4
What is the Carl-Gustaf M4?
- The Carl-Gustaf recoilless rifle is a man-portable, multi-role weapon system that allows dismounted soldiers to effectively deal with multiple challenges on the modern battlefield.
- A proven performer in battle, the Carl-Gustaf M4 is said to be adaptable and flexible.
- The Indian Army has been using the iconic Carl-Gustaf since 1976 and currently operates the Mk2 and Mk3 versions.
Key features of Carl-Gustaf M4
- Lightweight, robust, reliable, effective and easy to use
- Tactical flexibility through a wide range of ammunition
- Combat proven system
- Ammunition: Anti-armour, anti-structure, anti-personnel, support
-Source: The Hindu