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US military news 2017: smart grenades and aircraft carriers

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The United States, a country with a large army and the largest military budget in the world, is closely following the growing military might of its geopolitical rivals, Russia and China. American journalists from Popular Mechanics decided to find out which military-technical innovations are being introduced or will be being introduced by the US armed forces in order to remain "at the level".


Today, American military experts are quite worried about the prospects for arming the Russian tank new generation T-14 Armata. In particular, an analyst at Stratfor private intelligence corporation, Sim Tak, is inclined to consider Russian development “the most deadly tank in the world.” Bearing in mind the hypothetical prospect of a collision with the latest armored vehicles from Russia or China, the Americans decided to strengthen the infantry firepower. What will be done for this?

Grenades will wiser

The Carl Gustaf is a lightweight, shot-free, rifled barrel grenade launcher developed in Sweden in the 1948 year. Weapon infantry, which appeared immediately after World War II, turned out to be such a successful design that, having undergone a number of significant modifications, successfully survived to our days and is in service with many countries. In the M3 version (1991 of the year), Carl Gustaf already had a lightweight fiberglass body, in which a barrel was mounted in the form of a thin-walled insert (liner). All this has reduced the weight of the Swedish grenade launcher to 10 kg. Such a well-worn weapon with a good nomenclature of powerful enough ammunition was acquired by the American army, but so far it has been used exclusively by special operations in hot spots such as Iraq and Afghanistan.


Created on the basis of the anti-tank rifle of the Second World War, the Carl Gustaf hand-held grenade launcher has become the latest weapon of the American special forces, and now it will increase the firepower of the infantry.

Since the spring of 2017, "Carl Gustav" will reinforce the usual infantry units. They will be armed with a modified by the manufacturer - concern SAAB - modification M3E1. In addition to the standard optical sight with 3-fold increase, the model can be equipped with an "intelligent" aiming system that can work with "smart" ammunition. The latter include grenades that explode only after they pierce the wall, and destroy the enemy personnel who have taken refuge behind it. With the help of M3E1, it is claimed that you can not only hit the shelter, but also turn a small structure into a brick, as well as attack armored vehicles.

Aircraft carrier cruiser

If you move from earth to sky, then priority is given to unmanned innovations. Until now, all the shock "drones" of the type, for example, the MQ-1 Predator are unmanned aircraft. This creates known limitations for their use - the aircraft needs a runway, and not a small one, if we are talking about heavy vehicles carrying weapons. Last year, concern Northrop Grumman announced its draft UAV shock, created according to the tailsitter scheme, or "sitting on the tail." The car was named Tern, and its first prototype will rise into the air already in 2018 year. On the ground or on the deck, the Tern will be in an upright position (taking up relatively little space) and in the same position will take off with the help of a twin propeller, a helicopter. Rising to a height, the unit will fall on the wing and go on a mission in an aircraft version. In this case, the drone will carry on itself all the same reconnaissance or strike weapons, which is now used with the "Predatory" and "Reapers". Thus, Tern can be based in areas with difficult terrain and in the absence of the runway, as well as on the deck of any ship with a helipad, which will automatically turn this ship into an aircraft carrier. By the way, the idea of ​​a hybrid aircraft, "sitting on the tail," is not new. Something similar, only in the manned version, they tried to create in America in the 1950, but it didn’t go further than the prototypes.


The performance characteristics of the Tern drone are not announced, but it is assumed that he will be able to fly at a distance of about 1600 km. It will give an American the fleet Long arms for aviation supporting operations at sea and on land.

The Tern UAV development program is conducted in collaboration with the Defense Research Agency DARPA and the United States Naval Research Authority. DARPA also oversees the Squad X program, in which combat is designed by a small infantry unit, supported by flying and ground drones and other combat gadgets. It is assumed that the US military will equip small drones that can automatically determine the location of the weapon and personnel of the enemy, and in the future to strike at the detected targets without the participation of the operator.



And finally, another extravagant idea, which has been discussed conceptually for a long time. As is known, in the United States, decommissioned combat aircraft are not disposed of, but preserved, which suggests the possibility of bringing them to a state of airworthiness. Now the US Air Force is considering the prospect of turning some of the "retired" F-16 into unmanned aircraft. A flock of veterans will be escorted by an X-Numx generation F-5 fighter and controlled from the latter. The re-drafting program is called Loyal Wingman (“true slave”), and the first results should appear around the year of 35. Thus, the expensive F-2022 fighter will receive additional protection and will become not a separate combat unit, but the “brain” of the whole strike group.

Not to asteroids

Above the sky - only space, but there, perhaps, the world will not always remain. And although the current international treaties prohibit the deployment of strike weapons in orbit, everyone suspects each other of the intention to place them there once. Space Surveillance Telescope (SST) is one of the most powerful and sophisticated ground-based instruments for astronomical observations (in the collection of its discoveries 3600 asteroids, 4 comets and 69 near-Earth objects - and this is only five years). However, the telescope belongs to the army, and by decision of the military it will be transferred from the state of New Mexico to the station of naval communications in Western Australia. From now on, its main task will be tracking factors (foreign spacecraft, space debris, etc.) that may pose a threat to the US military satellites. Science is science, and time is alarming.


In today's high-tech war, satellites play such a large role that they have to take special care of their safety. This task mobilized one of the most powerful telescopes on Earth.
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  1. Settlement Oparyshev
    Settlement Oparyshev 25 June 2017 06: 41
    0
    So I realized that the point of the article is to mislead us that China and the USA are rivals. And like China will be an ally of Russia in the War. It's not like that. China and America have been in alliance since the time when the trans-pacific road was being built. The Chinese were building it , they also went on to trade in opium and laundries. These are Buddhist China and the Triads. China for the sake of conflict with the United States. I especially liked the conflict between the United States and the DPRK. The DPRK is the tentacle of China, so the Americans pretended to be very threatened, but quickly let off steam. It is clear who the DPRK will fight with.
    1. You Vlad
      You Vlad 25 June 2017 08: 18
      +1
      China wants and builds a new currency world! And so with friends do not arrive wink China and Russia are now moving towards an unprecedented rapprochement, in economic, military, diplomatic, strategic
      Kim questions! And I like it feel
      1. Settlement Oparyshev
        Settlement Oparyshev 25 June 2017 08: 45
        +5
        The rapprochement between China and Russia is the same sign of war as the rapprochement between the USSR and Germany in the year 39, before the war. And what you like about it looks strange.
        1. You Vlad
          You Vlad 25 June 2017 11: 31
          +1
          Quote: p-k Oparyshev
          The rapprochement between China and Russia is the same sign of war as the rapprochement between the USSR and Germany in the year 39, before the war.

          Then, by your logic, the US war with us can not be worried wassat
          1. Settlement Oparyshev
            Settlement Oparyshev 25 June 2017 12: 01
            0
            And what is my logic here? Are you not drunk? History repeats itself and you see it. The rapprochement between China and Russia. Is this not enough?
            1. seos
              seos 2 March 2018 00: 35
              0
              At 39, we did not have a common enemy .... but now he is ... and as long as there is war and there will be no conflict between Russia and China.
          2. Settlement Oparyshev
            Settlement Oparyshev 25 June 2017 12: 31
            0
            I have the logic of history, and on what basis do you draw conclusions?
            1. You Vlad
              You Vlad 25 June 2017 12: 42
              0
              The history of the German attack on the USSR is not characteristic of world history; we heard the following expression:
              War is the last argument of kings
              ! So, this is the last resort, when all the others are already used!
      2. art030765
        art030765 25 June 2017 12: 25
        +3
        nor any grandiose projects between Russia and China. but strategically for China it is important to have a stable situation in the north of the country for this reason, China reluctantly agreed to build a gas pipeline from Russia. All interests of China in the South China Sea. By the way, by the end of 2016, China bought more oil from the United States than from Russia and Iran. plus China will increase its own gas production in the sea and shale gas. China cannot enter into a military confrontation from the United States if the states withdraw factories from China and impose protective duties on Chinese goods, the Chinese economy will collapse, and since there are no social benefits in the country, this will threaten complete destabilization in the country. For this reason, China and the United States will always seek compromises and remain strategic partners. and all attempts to imagine the situation as we with China show the states of Kuzkin mother is just the insanity of our talk shows
        1. You Vlad
          You Vlad 25 June 2017 12: 47
          +1
          Quote: art030765
          nor any grandiose projects between Russia and China.

          But what, one belt one way, and the gas pipeline is now pulled to China?
          1. art030765
            art030765 25 June 2017 20: 13
            0
            you can forget about the gas pipeline, we are building ourselves at a loss
            1. You Vlad
              You Vlad 26 June 2017 04: 58
              +1
              Quote: art030765
              you can forget about the gas pipeline, we are building ourselves at a loss

              Who only hangs noodles on your ears fellow
        2. Cherry Nine
          Cherry Nine 25 June 2017 20: 41
          0
          Quote: art030765
          China has bought more oil from the United States than from Russia and Iran

          Sorry what?
          http://www.rosbalt.ru/business/2017/04/26/1611076
          .html
          Another thing is that without Russia they can do without them, of course. Unlike.
  2. Banishing liberoids
    Banishing liberoids 25 June 2017 06: 57
    +1
    And what does the “Carl Gustav” have to do with if it is a light grenade launcher, and it is not able to destroy the medium tank with normal protection, but I am silent about the T14!
    1. Cataphract
      Cataphract 25 June 2017 07: 18
      +3
      with dexterity and epic luck, you can stop the death star with a penknife. angry
      1. Cat
        Cat 25 June 2017 08: 32
        +1
        The main message of the article is that its ammunition will explode only after it breaks through the tank's defense! laughing
        That is, the guarantee provides for the destruction of the crew after breaking through the defense, but the penetration of armor is not supposed. soldier lol Perhaps the instructions in small print indicate "before firing at Armata, you need to dig a hole with a penknife!" But we will not find out about this. Sadness! hi
        1. LastPS
          LastPS 25 June 2017 09: 54
          +4
          Moreover, the tank here, the article says that it can hit the infantry that is seated in the building, breaking through the wall and undermining inside, and the defeat of tanks is another opportunity.
      2. Settlement Oparyshev
        Settlement Oparyshev 25 June 2017 12: 32
        0
        You will remain a corporal. You are a corporal for life.
    2. Cherry Nine
      Cherry Nine 25 June 2017 10: 34
      +10
      Quote: Exorcist Liberoids
      if it is a light grenade launcher, and it is not able to destroy the medium tank with normal protection, but about T14 I generally keep quiet!

      Yes, hard. It's hard to read such crap. As if the Americans with Gustavs would rush to Armata aki volkssturm in the ruins of New York.
      If Armata will not reach New York (and, frankly, hardly), then the American infantry will not fight tanks. Specifically, Tomahawk may not be sorry for Armata, since the Tomahawks, EMNIP, 5 thousand, and how many?
      Gustav is the answer to Mukha, and is needed mainly so that the soldiers do not spend the Javelins on toy warriors and machine gunners. Too heavy for such purposes, in my opinion. Now, if Roteon Pike, for example, is brought ...
    3. psiho117
      psiho117 27 June 2017 14: 02
      +1
      Quote: Exorcist Liberoids
      And what does the “Carl Gustav” have to do with this if it is a light grenade launcher, and it is not able to destroy a medium tank with normal protection

      And yet you are wrong - he has long had a 135mm over-caliber grenade, which is quite capable of “destroying a medium tank” hi
  3. Settlement Oparyshev
    Settlement Oparyshev 25 June 2017 07: 04
    +1
    Regarding the F 35, as a uterus, for controlling a swarm of shock drones. This was also assumed in the 6th generation. Only old hawks converted into drone drone are designed for small overloads as for pilots. And drones should withstand overloads of 100 w or more. I hope our the designer will go the right way.
    1. ProkletyiPirat
      ProkletyiPirat 25 June 2017 08: 35
      +2
      those. Do you propose loading ONE f35 pilot with aircraft control tasks, weapon control tasks, combat situation analysis tasks and all this multiplied by 1 + N (f35 + N drones itself)? fool
      1. voyaka uh
        voyaka uh 25 June 2017 10: 11
        +5
        "ie, you propose to load ONE pilot f35 with the tasks of controlling the aircraft,
        weapons control tasks, combat situation analysis tasks "////

        You have reached the very point: the F-35 pilot is NOT (almost) engaged in the control of the aircraft -
        this is a fundamental difference between the F-35 and the previous generation aircraft.
        The F-35 has a complex autopilot that can fly an aircraft even in difficult combat situations.
        And the pilot deals only with weapons and general control on the battlefield.
        1. Cherry Nine
          Cherry Nine 25 June 2017 10: 37
          +3
          Quote: voyaka uh
          And the pilot deals only with weapons and general control on the battlefield.

          I propose to transplant the dude to the Boeing 737, or even to the ground))))
          1. voyaka uh
            voyaka uh 25 June 2017 10: 38
            +1
            So it will be in the 6th generation. Short comes after the F-35.
        2. Settlement Oparyshev
          Settlement Oparyshev 25 June 2017 12: 04
          0
          You are right of the warrior! The pilot in modern combat only craps and observes, the rest is done for him by automation.
          1. voyaka uh
            voyaka uh 25 June 2017 12: 06
            +5
            I knew that there would be a joke on duty about diapers! Laughed
            10000 times. good laughing
            1. Settlement Oparyshev
              Settlement Oparyshev 25 June 2017 16: 18
              0
              You then laughed, but forgot to like me, that's the essence of your banking nationality.
      2. sabakina
        sabakina 25 June 2017 10: 32
        +4
        With this concept, the F-ke 35 pilot is needed only as a carrier. Everything else the plane will do by itself ...... If at all needed ...
        1. voyaka uh
          voyaka uh 25 June 2017 10: 37
          0
          "the pilot is needed only as a carrier" ////

          A pilot is needed to take off and land. Like on civilian liners.
          Further its functions on the F-35: commander and gunner.
          1. Cherry Nine
            Cherry Nine 25 June 2017 11: 06
            +3
            Quote: voyaka uh
            A pilot is needed to take off and land.

            This, it seems, was realized back in the 40s.
            Quote: voyaka uh
            Like on civilian liners.

            The conspiracy of the union of pilots))))
            1. poquello
              poquello 25 June 2017 19: 23
              0
              Quote: Cherry Nine
              Quote: voyaka uh
              A pilot is needed to take off and land.

              This, it seems, was realized back in the 40s.

              Well, maybe they have problems with this))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))) )))))))
              )) ++++++++++++
          2. sabakina
            sabakina 25 June 2017 12: 23
            +3
            voyaka uh
            Further its functions on the F-35: commander and gunner.

            If the shooter is more or less understood, then with the “commander” ..... I can’t imagine how a person will command a computer? Voice? By gestures? Hand semaphore like in the navy?
            1. voyaka uh
              voyaka uh 25 June 2017 12: 34
              +2
              They have the same “touch” screens, as now on all tablets and laptops.
              A suitable icon is selected and placed by touching the screen. Purpose. And everyone sees her on the net. And neighboring planes and land (if necessary). No need to say anything on the walkie-talkie.
              If a successful shot is fired at the target, then it will be crossed out with a red cross.
              Full analogy with comp. by games. Animation. And F-35 pilots (poor things!) Are now being taught this no less than controlling the aircraft itself.
              1. sabakina
                sabakina 25 June 2017 12: 39
                +3
                Alexey, yes, in principle, I didn’t write this seriously, it’s clear that technology is moving forward. And your words about touching the screen with your finger reminded me of an episode from the movie Independence Day. But I think that humanity is still far from that military technology of aliens. At least not today and not tomorrow.
                1. Settlement Oparyshev
                  Settlement Oparyshev 25 June 2017 16: 23
                  +1
                  Touching the icon with your finger during overload or in zero gravity is not a simple thing.
              2. Cherry Nine
                Cherry Nine 25 June 2017 12: 39
                +2
                Quote: voyaka uh
                And the F-35 pilots (poor things!) Are now being taught this no less than controlling the airplane itself.

                The IDF is looking for pro-gamers and extras))) Recruitment of terror groups of nerds)))). Sergeants and instructors - Yukoreytsy.

                By the way, that’s what’s going on. Already without smiles.
                1. Cataphract
                  Cataphract 25 June 2017 14: 53
                  0
                  Americans, by the way, in the form of an experiment, already gave F15 to a person who studied only on simulators ...
                  1. Cherry Nine
                    Cherry Nine 25 June 2017 14: 58
                    +2
                    Quote: Cataphract
                    Already allowed to steer f15 to a person who studied only on simulators ...

                    Well, it's still an old school. But when sticking and microcontrol begin to steer, then yes, the old people will not be greeted.
                    1. voyaka uh
                      voyaka uh 25 June 2017 15: 35
                      +2
                      Without any jokes, the same thing happened with the F-35 as in the 70s
                      with F-16. The famous aces from Kfir-Mirages could not fly on them.
                      Spitting and cursing a "flying computer" that does not allow anything
                      do.
                      And with the F-35: a helmet of "virtual reality", which does not allow habitually
                      turn your head, display with animation 360 degrees around.
                      And in this cute cartoon, the pilot must be continuously 4-5 hours! Unaccustomed crazy wassat .
                      Therefore, pilots are drunk for hours on simulators to be gamers, like teenagers, "nerds."
                      1. War_Child_83
                        War_Child_83 8 July 2017 02: 41
                        0
                        The Ender's Game scenario is not so fantastic - after some time, teenagers will fight, because they have a better reaction and no fear)))
              3. poquello
                poquello 25 June 2017 19: 30
                0
                Quote: voyaka uh
                Full analogy with comp. by games. Animation. And F-35 pilots (poor things!) Are now being taught this no less than controlling the aircraft itself.

                Is that what you think or is it really such a horror?
            2. poquello
              poquello 25 June 2017 19: 27
              0
              Quote: sabakina
              voyaka uh
              Further its functions on the F-35: commander and gunner.

              If the shooter is more or less understood, then with the “commander” ..... I can’t imagine how a person will command a computer? Voice? By gestures? Hand semaphore like in the navy?

              yes it's time to present
              neuronet is the next generation of the Internet, which is already based on the direct interaction of our brains with you, on the possibility of non-voice direct control and direct communication with thoughts. Therefore, we are waiting in this sense for neuroradio and many other formats that are incredible today. This is a reality that is rapidly emerging. Indeed, for example, we have the company "Neurobotics" in Russia, which is one of the world leaders in this segment.

              https://promcom.online/blog/2017/05/22/peskovd-in
              novation2035 /
          3. ZVO
            ZVO 28 June 2017 11: 25
            +1
            Quote: voyaka uh
            "the pilot is needed only as a carrier" ////
            A pilot is needed to take off and land. Like on civilian liners.
            Further its functions on the F-35: commander and gunner.


            Not certainly in that way.
            Pilots of 5th generation aircraft are not so pilots. how many operators.
            They really do not need to twist the ore and sidestick in the same modes as on the 3rd and 4th generation aircraft.
            But this is the problem.
            Of the 100 pilots who thoroughly mastered the plane of the 3rd generation, about 4% is able to retrain for the 80th generation.
            Of the 100 pilots who thoroughly mastered the 4th generation aircraft, about 5-30% are able to retrain on the functionality of the 40th generation. No more.
            This is the trouble.
            They are no longer pilots. This is no longer "the sky is calling."
            In addition to the "call of heaven", many more factors are needed that were previously unclaimed, but now they come to the fore - do not let the "eagles" into the sky.
            The transcendental level of awareness that the avionics avionics complex provides to the pilot, working only in symbiosis with augmented reality devices (new helmets for pilots), is not waiting for “eagles”, but “nerd analysts” who grew up on strategic computer games with the ability to operate in ril-time by thousands of units ...
            With the mania of the laurels of Hannibal. Napoleon, Suvorov, etc.
            something like this.
            1. voyaka uh
              voyaka uh 28 June 2017 11: 34
              +1
              "Of the 100 pilots thoroughly mastered the aircraft 4 generations
              - retrain on the 5th generation functionality is capable of about 30-40% "///

              Absolutely right. Israel understood this. Pilots are forced
              become "gamers" - they spend hours screwing in 3D helmets with joysticks in front of the display to get used to virtual reality. A new generation - a new era ...

              By the way, surgeons have the same problems. Instead of a scalpel - a computer and a laser probe.
              He climbed (virtually) into the patient’s gut and take a walk there ... And not only them.
        2. Settlement Oparyshev
          Settlement Oparyshev 25 June 2017 12: 15
          0
          Learn like me, to be honest and straightforward!
        3. Settlement Oparyshev
          Settlement Oparyshev 25 June 2017 16: 20
          0
          Do not dream about pilots.
      3. LastPS
        LastPS 25 June 2017 10: 53
        +1
        It will not work this way. Most likely, everything will be much easier to implement, the 16th will automatically accompany the f-35, having pre-arranged commands that the 35th pilot will operate with - the control will be simplified as much as possible. Much depends on the task, well, for example, if it is the suppression of air defense, the 35th locator detects - gives the command to launch pr-missiles to the 16th, this is no different from choosing and launching a missile from its side if they are flying in a pair ( with a larger number of UAVs in the group, it is possible to select a specific side, if this is important, it depends a lot on the combat mission and the algorithm for solving it, in general). Any combat mission is fully prescribed on the ground before being implemented in the air, the route, flight profile, etc., up to minutes, which is great for algorithmization, and for emergency situations there will be a separate list of commands. Well, then the 35th can act as a relay, and the 16th can be taken over from the ground, and the analysis of the combat situation can also be carried out there, for this it is not necessary to be in the cabin of the 35th.
        1. Shahno
          Shahno 25 June 2017 11: 09
          +1
          Hardly 35 need to detect radar especially with c-400. This is a setup. These issues should be decided by the UAV or the drlo plane.
          1. LastPS
            LastPS 25 June 2017 11: 14
            0
            Well, well, let it be detected by an AWACS or UAV and give the coordinates to the 35th, and he will send the team to defeat the 16th, I just described the meaning of the control - I do not pretend to be accurate.
            1. Shahno
              Shahno 25 June 2017 12: 17
              0
              IAE has developed and tested gps / ins air-missiles with gps / ins guidance with pre-set targets. For installation on f16, f 35. Also helps solve problems.
  4. Dead duck
    Dead duck 25 June 2017 11: 52
    +19
    We also have a secret super-weapon - Zenit Arena
    1. Shahno
      Shahno 25 June 2017 12: 24
      0
      What is it. Nasa in the know?
      1. Dead duck
        Dead duck 25 June 2017 12: 58
        +8
        Quote: Shahno
        What is it.

        This is an example when we will fight them with their own weapons soldier
        Quote: Shahno
        Nasa in the know?

        NASA is aware of what is above the earth and in space.
        About underground NASA did not hear laughing
    2. mac789
      mac789 25 June 2017 12: 55
      +3
      And not one ... There is also Cosmos Arena in Samara !!! Photographs from American satellites - spies posted on Yandex Maps
    3. Yak28
      Yak28 25 June 2017 18: 44
      +3
      It's a secret
      1. Dead duck
        Dead duck 25 June 2017 20: 53
        +5
        Quote: Yak28
        It's a secret

        It doesn’t matter, let them know and suffer from envy and fear.
        And they are even more tormented by the question - what else can we expect from us ?!
  5. Yak28
    Yak28 25 June 2017 17: 35
    0
    "As you know, in the United States, decommissioned combat aircraft are not disposed of, but they are canned." Well done in this, the Americans are great, besides military purposes, these planes are of historical value to the United States, this is the history of the country's aviation. And our history of aviation is in the trash. It's no secret that the states have even the MiGi 21 is in good condition, and we have not one, well, not a disgrace.
    1. psiho117
      psiho117 27 June 2017 14: 10
      0
      Quote: Yak28
      It's no secret that in the states there are even MiGs 21 in good condition

      Yeah, and it's no secret that the climate, for example, of the same Arizona - allows you to store aircraft in the open air, almost forever! A canopy from the sun is enough - and that’s all, no more costs. \

      And even our roads cannot survive one winter, what can we say about airplanes 50 years ago.
  6. Leonid Har
    Leonid Har 25 June 2017 21: 12
    0
    It is assumed that the US military will be equipped with small drones that can automatically determine the location of the weapons and personnel of the enemy, and in the long run strike at detected targets without operator intervention.
    It seems that American scientists still need to teach drones to determine their own from strangers. Otherwise, the experience of shelling their own soldiers, the most advanced smart drone, without the participation of the operator, will be repeated. After all, this was already five years ago.
  7. aws4
    aws4 25 June 2017 23: 42
    +2
    I have long thought that our infantry, in addition to the seven, needs a grenade launcher with a rifled barrel like Karl Gustav ... a very accurate weapon ...
  8. gladcu2
    gladcu2 26 June 2017 00: 16
    +2
    About Carl Gustav ....

    Rifled barrel, with the principle of recoilless shooting. This means that when fired, the powder gases will not break forward ahead of the firing of the IIii ... they will not clear the barrel of a small stone falling into such a large hole in the barrel. When fired, this Gustav will fly away with the charge and well if far.

    Therefore, Gustav can be used in very ideal conditions and God forbid to miss the case described above. Well, that's why few shoot from Gustav.

    Wretched response to the RPG.
  9. 4thParasinok
    4thParasinok 26 June 2017 17: 32
    0
    authors, they don’t even know that the Second World War ended in 1945, and not in 1948. I didn’t even read further.