Soldater fra taktisk transport tropp på skytebanen utenfor Mazar E Sharif i Afghanistan hvor de skyter med Carl Gustav 84mm rekylfri kanon. Soldiers from tactical transport troop, on a shooting range outside Mazar E Sharif in Afghanistan where they trainSoldater fra taktisk transport tropp på skytebanen utenfor Mazar E Sharif i Afghanistan hvor de skyter med Carl Gustav 84mm rekylfri kanon. Soldiers from tactical transport troop, on a shooting range outside Mazar E Sharif in Afghanistan where they trainhttp://forsvaret.no/media/PubImages/tkafgL7C0751.jpghttp://forsvaret.no/media/PubImages/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=617
Soldater fra taktisk transport tropp på skytebanen utenfor Mazar E Sharif i Afghanistan hvor de skyter med Carl Gustav 84mm rekylfri kanon. Soldiers from tactical transport troop, on a shooting range outside Mazar E Sharif in Afghanistan where they trainSoldater fra taktisk transport tropp på skytebanen utenfor Mazar E Sharif i Afghanistan hvor de skyter med Carl Gustav 84mm rekylfri kanon. Soldiers from tactical transport troop, on a shooting range outside Mazar E Sharif in Afghanistan where they trainhttp://forsvaret.no/media/PubImages/tkafgL7C0670.jpghttp://forsvaret.no/media/PubImages/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=616
Soldater fra Telemark bataljon på skarpskytingsøvelse i Latvia. Her avfyres en 84 mm rekylfri kanon (RFK). / Soldiers from Telemark battalion on a live fire exercise in Latvia, firing an 84 mm M2 Carl Gustav, anti-tank, recoilless rifle is firSoldater fra Telemark bataljon på skarpskytingsøvelse i Latvia. Her avfyres en 84 mm rekylfri kanon (RFK). / Soldiers from Telemark battalion on a live fire exercise in Latvia, firing an 84 mm M2 Carl Gustav, anti-tank, recoilless rifle is firhttp://forsvaret.no/media/PubImages/osh_tmbnlatvia-9.jpghttp://forsvaret.no/media/PubImages/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=770

84 mm recoilless rifle (Carl Gustav)

​​​An anti-tank handheld weapon. The weapon was first produced in Sweden in 1946, and was introduced into the Norwegian Armed Forces in the early 1970s. The rifle can fire several different grenades. Though the rifle is old, it is still being used in most of the departments. Norwegian forces in Afghanistan also used it for some time.

Manufacturer:​ Bofors, Sweden
Length: 1,130 mm
Calibre: 84 mm
Weight, unloaded: 12.6 kg
Muzzle velocity:​ 240–260 m/s
Rate of fire: ​approximately 6 shots per minute
Published 15 June 2015 09:44.. Last updated 28 June 2016 10:56.