With their eyes locked on targets across a grassy valley, a two-man paratrooper team adjusted its position as the members prepared to fire a powerful blast from a recoilless weapon.
Each time the team fired, its members switched up body positions and increased munition to one so large it shook the ground as it surged to the target.
"Fire, fire, fire," yelled the lead gunner.
It was impossible to follow the munition as it rapidly left the tube - until the target in the distance was smashed.
Paratroopers with each battalion in the 82nd Airborne Division's 1st Brigade Combat Team have spent the past few days on the firing range to become proficient on the multi-role anti-armor personnel weapon system - called the Carl Gustaf. The weapon is a large reloadable, recoilless tube with grips and an aiming sight.
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