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Recoilless Rifles

Recoilless Rifles brought about portable, large-caliber direct firepower at the infantry level.

Recoilless Rifles

Recoilless Rifles brought about portable, large-caliber direct firepower at the infantry level.

OVERVIEW



The recoilless rifle was first seen in a practical example just prior to World War 1 (1914-1918) where it emerged as the Davis Gun of the United States Navy. The recoilless gun received its name from its inherent design where some of the produced propellant gasses were exited from the rear of the weapon, reducing some of the recoil effect. Despite the use of a rifled or smoothbore barrel, the generic name of "recoilless rifle" has now evolved to refer to both types of designs - despite not be technically correct in identifying the latter.

There are a total of 16 Recoilless Rifles in the Military Factory. Entries are listed below in alphanumeric order (1-to-Z). Flag images indicative of country of origin and not necessarily the primary operator.






#1
1941
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the 7.5cm Leichtgeschutz 40 (LG 40)
7.5cm Leichtgeschutz 40 (LG 40)
Recoilless Rifle
#2
2015
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the AirTronic GS-777
AirTronic GS-777
Lightweight Shoulder-Fired Recoilless Rocket Launcher
#3
1986
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Breda Folgore 80
Breda Folgore 80
Recoilless Anti-Tank Rocket Launcher
#4
1948
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Carl-Gustav M1948
Carl-Gustav M1948
Multirole, Shoulder-Fired Recoilless Rifle
#5
2014
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Carl-Gustav M4 (CGM4)
Carl-Gustav M4 (CGM4)
Man-Portable, Shoulder-Fired Multi-role Weapon
ADVERTISEMENTS
#6
1911
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Davis Gun
Davis Gun
Recoilless Aircraft Rifle
#7
1963
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Dynamit Nobel Panzerfaust 2 (PzF 44 2A1)
Dynamit Nobel Panzerfaust 2 (PzF 44 2A1)
67mm Shoulder-Fired, Recoilless Rocket Launcher
#8
1968
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the FFV Pansarskott m/68 (Miniman)
FFV Pansarskott m/68 (Miniman)
Man-Portable, Shoulder-Fired Disposable Anti-Tank Weapon System
#9
1964
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the L6 WOMBAT (Weapon Of Magnesium, Battalion, Anti-Tank)
L6 WOMBAT (Weapon Of Magnesium, Battalion, Anti-Tank)
Recoilless Rifle
#10
1945
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the M18 RR
M18 RR
Crew-Served Recoilless Rifle / Anti-Tank / Anti-Personnel Weapon
#11
1945
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the M20 75mm
M20 75mm
Recoilless Rifle
#12
1955
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the M40 (RR)
M40 (RR)
106mm Recoilless Rifle
#13
1963
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the M67 Recoilless Rifle
M67 Recoilless Rifle
Portable Anti-Infantry / Anti-Armor Weapon
#14
1980
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the MBB Armbrust (Crossbow)
MBB Armbrust (Crossbow)
Recoilless Disposable Light Anti-Tank Rocket Launcher
#15
1945
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Ordnance, RCL, 3.45-inch
Ordnance, RCL, 3.45-inch
Recoilless Rifle
#16
1962
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the SPG-9 Kopye (Spear)
SPG-9 Kopye (Spear)
Recoilless Gun