What is Carl-Gustaf M4, a rifle being made by Saab in India, first time outside Sweden?

The Indian government has now inked a deal with Swedish defence company Saab to manufacture the Carl-Gustaf M4 rifles in India.

The Carl-Gustaf M4 has got it all to be termed as the most famous and most feared material-busting rifle in the world.

According to the SAAB website, the Carl-Gustaf recoilless rifle is a man-portable, multi-role weapon system that allows dismounted soldiers to effectively deal with multiple challenges on the modern battlefield.

Carl-Gustaf M4 retains flexibility with compromising on lethality

The weapon also has a reduced weight due to the use of lighter components such as carbon fiber and titanium liner.