India using Carl Gustaf 84 mm recoilless rifle since 1976. It can be used as an anti-armor, anti-structure, and anti-personnel weaponry, the kind of equipment which could be vital in the sort of urban combat and can play a crucial role against Chinese Armoured corps.
Saab announced in September 2022 that it would establish a manufacturing facility to produce the Carl-Gustaf M4 weapons system in India. It will be the company’s first facility producing the M4 system outside Sweden. The facility is expected to open in 2024 and will produce weapons for the Indian Armed Forces as well as export components to users worldwide. Previous versions of the Carl Gustaf system have been in service with India since 1976.
We all know the superior capabilities of Carl Gustaf rifle, it is a combination of a recoilless rifle and a rocket launcher. It also has a deep, 40-year history. This beast, built in Sweden, fires a hefty 84 mm round. It proved its capabilities both in war and counterterrorism operations in Kashmir, Counterinsurgency operations in North-East India, and Jungle warfare against Naxal in different parts of vountry. It was same the weapons India used against Pakistan’s back terrorists during the Surgical strike 2016 to destroy terrorist bunkers.