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Anti-Tank Weapons

Volume 887: debated on Monday 3 March 1975

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asked the Secretary of State for Defence what plans he has to replace the 120-mm recoilless rifle and the Carl Gustav in the infantry anti-tank role.

Replacements for both weapons are under consideration. A decision on a medium-range equipment to replace the 120-mm recoilless rifle is likely to be made fairly shortly. The Carl Gustav short-range weapon will remain in service for some time yet.