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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP21 Jul 2017 9:45 p.m. PST

"The Slovak Armed Forces are currently equipped with several units of the Carl-Gustaf M3 multi-role weapon. In order to further strengthen their defence capability, Slovakia's defence ministry decided to acquire the new Carl-Gustaf M4 system, which has recently been delivered, making Slovakia the first country to deploy this new weapon.

The Carl-Gustaf M4 has all the effectiveness and versatility of the proven Carl-Gustaf system but its improved, lightweight design – weighing less than 7 kg – offers significant mobility improvements to the soldier. The M4 is also compatible with future battlefield technology developments such as intelligent sighting systems and programmable ammunition.

"The Slovak Armed Forces are currently equipped with several units of the Carl-Gustaf M3 multi-role weapon and the delivery of the new Carl-Gustaf M4 system demonstrates that we are able to offer the best fitting solutions to our customers," says Görgen Johansson, head of Saab Business Area Dynamics…."
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troopwo Supporting Member of TMP22 Jul 2017 7:41 a.m. PST

Funny to think that the original Carl Gustaf came out in around 1947 and has been improved and lightened so many times since. Best thing going has been the improvements in the ammo every few years.

Happy to see it lighter,,,.

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP22 Jul 2017 11:11 a.m. PST



Lion in the Stars22 Jul 2017 9:56 p.m. PST

If it ain't broke, don't fix it!

And I'm sure every gunner everywhere is happy to see it lighter…

Andy P Inactive Member24 Jul 2017 4:39 a.m. PST

Lion, Amen to that the original was a Brute of a weapon.

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