Military Photo: Carl Gustaf In Action

Posted: 06/05/2021

Army paratroopers assigned to Blackfoot Company, 1st Battalion, 501st Parachute Infantry Regiment, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division, U.S. Army Alaska, fire the M3 Multi-Role Anti-Armor Anti-Personnel Weapon System (MAAWS) during live-fire training at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, June 3, 2021. The MAAWS, also known as the Carl Gustaf, is a man-portable, reusable, breach-loading, 84 mm recoilless rifle capable of destroying personnel and armored targets up to 700 meters away. The paratroopers conducted the live-fire training to hone their proficiency. (U.S. Air Force photo by Alejandro Peña)

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