US Army Carl Gustav Rocket Training

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Carl Gustav -- 1st Armored Division in Afghanistan. U.S. soldiers of the 1st Armored Division, 3rd Infantry Brigade from Fort Bliss, Texas train with the Carl Gustav recoilless antitank weapon. The Carl Gustav is normally used by special operations soldiers. Specialist Nigel Robinson reports. Courtesy DVIDS. Further data from Wikipedia: "The Carl Gustav (also Carl-Gustaf and M2CG; pronounced "Carl Gustaf") is the common name for the 84 mm man-portable reusable multi-role recoilless rifle produced by Saab Bofors Dynamics (formerly Bofors Anti-Armour AB) in Sweden. The first prototype of the Carl Gustaf was produced in 1946, and while similar weapons of the era have generally disappeared, the Carl Gustaf remains in widespread use today.

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  1. WinterBorn
    WinterBorn Sep 24, 2012

    Australia has been using versions of the 'Charlie Gutsache' since Vietnam. One of the loads detonates above an enemy position (say behind a wall) and rains nasty stuff down on the enemy hiding there asper the XM25, but at 84mm, has a 'slightly'larger effect

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