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Raytheon releases new spectacular video of guided Carl Gustaf munition take a look at

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U.S. weapons maker Raytheon Firm has launched new spectacular footage of a latest take a look at of the shoulder launched Guided Carl-Gustaf munition.

The take a look at firings had been carried out on the Bofors Take a look at Middle in Karlskoga, Sweden, in accordance with an organization information launch.

The Carl-Gustaf weapon system constructed by Saab in coordination with Raytheon is utilized by the U.S. Military and floor forces of greater than 40 different international locations. The brand new semi-active, laser-guided munition will enable militaries to precisely interact stationary or shifting targets at distances as much as 1.2 miles (2,000 meters).

Raytheon Firm and Swedish aerospace and protection agency efficiently accomplished a sequence of guided flight exams for the shoulder-launched, guided Carl-Gustaf munition on September 25-26, 2019.

“The Guided Carl-Gustaf Munition is a subsequent step within the evolution of the Carl-Gustaf system. It will likely be probably the most superior Carl-Gustaf munition but and can supply better precision, minimise collateral injury and ship excellent efficiency with pin-point accuracy and multi-target functionality,” says Görgen Johansson, Head of Saab enterprise space Dynamics.

 “Raytheon and Saab have been working collectively to start out growth of a precision-guided munition that may penetrate a number of forms of targets, comparable to gentle armor, bunkers and concrete buildings, at prolonged ranges. This light-weight spherical will overmatch potential adversaries whereas lowering collateral injury, making it a super weapon when preventing below restricted guidelines of engagement,” says Sam Deneke, Raytheon Land Warfare Techniques vice chairman.

In 2017, Saab introduced its partnership with Raytheon to develop new weapons for infantry forces. The Guided Carl-Gustaf munition might be designed to extend the aptitude of the fight confirmed, shoulder-launched, multi-role weapon system Carl-Gustaf.