Anti Tank 1968
Top cut open below traing weapon in 9mm
Calibre 74 mm. Miniman or AT1968) , was designed by
Försvarets Fabriksverk (FFV) and manufactured at their facility at Zakrisdal
in Karlstad, Sweden.
You can feel the projectile passing beside your cheek
when you fire this weapon. The tube is made of one long plastic cord. The
tube stands only 1000 bar static pressure according to FFV. (FFV Ordnance AB
is now part of Saab Bofors Dynamics.)
International designation AT4 Calibre 84 mm. Produced
and designed by the Swedish company Saab Bofors Dynamics.
FFV began research in a replacement
for the Miniman in 1976, deliberately designing an individual anti-armor
weapon. The AT4 was designed as a weapon to engage medium to light armoured
vehicles from any direction, MBTs from the sides or rear, and as an assault
weapon against buildings and fortifications.
(Picture from Army Museum)