Baltic nations order Carl-Gustaf M4
The armed forces of Latvia and Estonia have submitted a joint order to Saab for the Carl-Gustaf M4 shoulder-fired 84mm anti-tank weapon system.
An undisclosed number of fourth-generation recoilless Carl-Gustaf weapons will be provided by 2022 under this €1.3 million ($1.43 million) order, the Latvian MoD announced on 19 May.
This latest order is based on a 2018 agreement between the Swedish Defence Materiel Administration (FMV), the Estonian Defense Investment Centre and Saab.
Estonia and Latvia will use the new M4s alongside Carl-Gustaf M2s previously received from Sweden and Norway. The M4 weighs half as much as the M2 and its barrel is 130mm shorter.
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