The U.S. Marines Desperately Want the U.S. Army's Souped-Up New Carl Gustaf Bazooka -

Task and Purpose, Jared Keller

Security, North America

The USMC is looking for something new that goes boom.

In early September, the Army doled out 1,111 upgraded 84mm M3 Carl Gustaf recoilless rifles to its soldiers and operators. Now, the Marine Corps is looking to get in on the bazooka goodness.

Marine officials are “weighing the possibility” of acquiring the new M3E1 Multi-Role Anti-Armor Anti-Personnel Weapons System (MAAWS) as a lightweight substitute for the existing MK153...


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