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Saab Receives Major Carl-Gustaf M4 Orders

Carl-Gustaf M4 [© Saab]

Saab has received 900 million SEK of orders for the Carl-Gustaf M4 recoilless rifle, with ammunition, from an undisclosed customer.


Press Release, Linköping, 16 September 2021: Saab has received orders for the recoilless rifle Carl-Gustaf M4 with included ammunition. The combined order value is approximately 900 million SEK and deliveries will take place in 2022. The industry’s nature is such that depending on circumstances concerning the product and customer, further information regarding the customer will not be announced.

“We are proud to continue to support our international customer base with our Carl-Gustaf M4 which makes a difference when needed. These orders are further proof of the high demand for our ammunition and our ability to deliver innovative solutions that meet our customers’ requirements,” says Görgen Johansson, head of Saab’s business area Dynamics.

US Paratroopers from 1-508 PIR loading a Carl-Gustaf with a training round during a live-fire exercise on SWIFT RESPONSE 21 in Estonia [© Bob Morrison]

Lightweight and multi-role, the Carl-Gustaf M4 increases tactical flexibility, enabling soldiers to deal with any situation. Built to satisfy future requirements, it is compatible with advanced fire control devices and prepared for specialised ammunition, putting advanced technology at forces’ fingertips. Since the launch in 2014, Saab has signed contracts with fourteen different nations for Carl-Gustaf M4. The wide range of ammunition provides extreme tactical flexibility ready for any combat situation, delivering faster engagement, increased hit probability and greater effectiveness.


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