×
Aircraft / Aviation Vehicles & Artillery Infantry Arms Warships & Submarines Military Pay Scale Military Ranks
HOME
INFANTRY
MODERN ARMIES
SPECIAL FORCES
COUNTRIES
MANUFACTURERS
COMPARE
BY CONFLICT
BY TYPE
BY DECADE
COLD WAR
IRAQI FREEDOM
MODERN

Saab Bofors AT4-CS Light Anti-Armor Weapon


Man-Portable Disposable Anti-Armor System (1985)


Infantry Small Arms / The Warfighter

1 / 1
Image from the United States Department of Defense.

Jump-to: Specifications

The AT4-CS represents a further development of the base AT4 antitank launcher series.



Authored By: Staff Writer | Last Edited: 06/14/2021 | Content ©www.MilitaryFactory.com | The following text is exclusive to this site.
The AT4-CS (Confined Space) system is a man-portable shoulder-launched disposable anti-tank missile system designed specifically to be fired from confined spaces (hence the "CS" in the designation and is a further development of the base AT4 antitank series. The system fires a single-shot high-velocity 84mm warhead and comes complete with a shoulder-strap, crew protection gear and sights that can fold up from the system.

The launcher casing itself is produced with fiberglass-reinforced construction and offers up a lethal dose of anti-armor protection for the standard infantryman. The "confined space" approach means that the system can be fired from openings of rooms without the fear of tremendous and deadly "backsplash" occurring to the firer or the occupants around the firer. The system is also designed to be recoilless and thusly is resistant to forms of self-degrading damage that make the weapon more reliable than previous weapons of this type. The launcher container is fully watertight.

The munition itself free once fired from the launcher and is stabilized in flight by folding fins. Warhead varieties consist of a High Penetration (HP) type and a Reduced Sensitivity (RS) type. The weapon weights in at just 7.5 kilograms.

Specifications



Service Year
1985

Origin
Sweden national flag graphic
Sweden

Classification


Man-Portable Disposable Anti-Armor System


Saab Bofors Dynamics - Sweden
National flag of Argentina National flag of Bosnia and Herzegovina National flag of Brazil National flag of Chile National flag of Colombia National flag of Croatia National flag of Denmark National flag of France National flag of Georgia National flag of Greece National flag of Iraq National flag of Ireland National flag of Israel National flag of Lebanon National flag of Malaysia National flag of Mexico National flag of the Netherlands National flag of Sri Lanka National flag of Sweden National flag of Taiwan National flag of Thailand National flag of the United Kingdom National flag of the United States National flag of Venezuela Argentina; Bosnia and Herzegovina; Brazil; Chile; Colombia; Croatia; Denmark; Estonia; France; Georgia; Greece; Iraq; Ireland; Latvia; Lebanon; Lithuania; Malaysia; Mexico; Netherlands; Taiwan; Thailand; Sri Lanka; Israel; Sweden; United Kingdom; United States; Venezuela
(OPERATORS list includes past, present, and future operators when applicable)
Anti-Armor / Anti-Tank / Anti-Material
Designed to engage and defeat armor / enemy tanks at range.


Overall Length
1,016 mm
40.00 in
Barrel Length
1,016 mm
40.00 in
Empty Wgt
14.77 lb
6.70 kg
Sights


Iron Sights; Night Vision


Action


Expendable Self-Contained Rocket Launcher

(Material presented above is for historical and entertainment value and should not be construed as usable for hardware restoration, maintenance, or general operation - always consult official manufacturer sources for such information)


Caliber(s)*


84mm

Rounds / Feed


1
Cartridge relative size chart
*May not represent an exhuastive list; calibers are model-specific dependent, always consult official manufacturer sources.
**Graphics not to actual size; not all cartridges may be represented visually; graphics intended for general reference only.
Max Eff.Range
984 ft
(300 m | 328 yd)
Rate-of-Fire
1
rds/min
Muzzle Velocity
935 ft/sec
(285 m/sec)


AT4 - Initial Base Model
AT4-CS - "Confined Space" Variant


Military lapel ribbon for the American Civil War
Military lapel ribbon for pioneering aircraft
Military lapel ribbon for the Cold War
Military lapel ribbon for the Falklands War
Military lapel ribbon for the Korean War
Military lapel ribbon representing modern aircraft
Military lapel ribbon for the Vietnam War
Military lapel ribbon for the World War 1
Military lapel ribbon for the World War 2


Ribbon graphics not necessarily indicative of actual historical campaign ribbons. Ribbons are clickable to their respective campaigns / operations.

Disclaimer | Privacy Policy | Cookies


2021 Military Pay Scale Army Ranks Navy Ranks Air Force Ranks Alphabet Code DoD Dictionary American War Deaths French Military Victories Vietnam War Casualties

The "Military Factory" name and MilitaryFactory.com logo are registered ® U.S. trademarks protected by all applicable domestic and international intellectual property laws. All written content, illustrations, and photography are unique to this website (unless where indicated) and not for reuse/reproduction in any form. Material presented throughout this website is for historical and entertainment value only and should not to be construed as usable for hardware restoration, maintenance, or general operation. We do not sell any of the items showcased on this site. Please direct all other inquiries to militaryfactory AT gmail.com.

Part of a network of sites that includes GlobalFirepower, a data-driven property used in ranking the top military powers of the world, WDMMA.org, the World Directory of Modern Military Aircraft, and SR71blackbird.org, detailing the history of the world's most iconic spyplane.


Facebook Logo YouTube Logo

www.MilitaryFactory.com • All Rights Reserved • Content ©2003-