Serial Code Fragments:
CTG 84mm RCL HEAT M543 Saudi Arabia National Guard
Type of weapon
Wooden boxes of ammunition labeled with ‘CTG 84mm RCL HEAT M543 - Saudi Arabia National Guard’ were discovered during the operation ‘Victory from God’ led by Houti forces. In the same operation in which the Oshkosh M-ATV were captured and some destroyed these ammunitions were found in different shelters and tents.
The print on the boxes revealed that the ammunition was manufactured by the Belgium company MECAR in Hainaut Province.
84mm RCL M543 HEAT on the Mecar website
Page of the pdf about the 84mm Recoilless Rifle Ammunition provided by MECAR.
MECAR manufactures weapons and ammunition ranging from grenades to anti-tank canons. Producing for the NATO and other countries like Saudi Arabia. Since 2014 MECAR is a subsidiary of NEXTER System. A french defence company which is known for the Leclerc battle tank. NEXTER Systems is then again a subsidiary of KMW+Nexter Defence Systems N.V. with Headquarters in Leiden, Netherlands.