Recoilless Weapon

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AT4 - Operation
... The AT4 may be considered a disposable, low-cost alternative to a Carl Gustav recoilless rifle ... its design features from the Carl Gustav, which operates on the principle of a recoilless weapon, where the forward inertia of the projectile is balanced by the mass of propellant gases ejecting from the ... In a recoilless weapon, the barrel does not need to contend with the extreme pressures found in traditional guns and can thus be made very lightweight ...

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