The model from Battlefield. 093-400-1104, Identify. The "projectile" appears to be turned from solid aluminum stock and is beautify machined with no flaws or scratches whatsoever. 40mm Bofors Projectile w/o nose cone, inert, like new in package Our Price: $39. fuze multi mode hand grenade 6. The Bofors 57 mm m/47 aircraft gun was a Swedish aircraft gun developed by Bofors AB for the T 18B, a Swedish torpedo bomber manufactured by SAAB. It was one of the most popular medium-weight anti-aircraft systems during World War II, used by most of the western Allies as well some captured systems being used by the Axis powers. British 40mm Bofors Gunsight (Mid War) This etched brass set depicts the gunsight used on British 40mm Bofors AA in the mid war period. After the war, the 3"/50 caliber gun Mark 27 twin mount began to replace the Bofors, because the "VT" proximity fuse would not fit a 40mm projectile, and the 40 mm weapon was considered inadequate against the emerging anti-ship missile threat. Production of the baseline 57 mm Mark 1 variant began in 1966 and was initially used to equip smaller coastal patrol craft. It did not take long until Antitank Training Centre started training crews for captured 45-mm antitank-guns and the Finns lost couple of these guns. The only other difference is the HE round: the MEL58's HE round has less explosive mass (0. The 40mm Bofors was one of the most successful Anti Aircraft rounds made during the war. These were intended for use with the aborted “Sergeant York” 40mm gun system of the late 1970s which failed to live up to its promises for use against either air or surface targets. The twin gun on the picture is certainly not manufactured by Bofors, and I strongly doubt that it's even designed by Bofors. 50: 12 Days, 15h 9m: German 9cm HE Shell pre 1900 For GBP 90. It became largely, if not entirely, unnecessary once radar fire control became the norm. The 40-mm Bofors fired a two-pound projectile from each barrel at the rate of 120 or better per minute. INERT WW2 40MM 40 MM BOFORS SHELL CASE 1943 M25. 50 mounting 40 mm Bofors gun 40 mm Bofors single mounting 40 mm twin Bofors gun [ MM 40] effects of projectiles, blast effect, firing. MK285 40mm High Velocity Ammunition. This could be the CIWS of the future. 40mm Bofors round Description 1954 dated brass case with fired primer, completely inert. Demilled M72A2 LAW 66mm HEAT Trainer set Our Price: $900. Description Dimensions 40mm x 310mm (1. 48mm Projectiles German Projectiles. But specifically Infantry Fighting Vehicles. The NavyRecognition post reports a claim of 4,000 meters (4,373 yards) for CTA's 40mm. RN Bofors mk. Bofors/QinetiQ claim that the current 40mm L70 APFSDS-T Mk I round with a penetration of >120mm RHA when optimized for Bushmaster IV will see a 50% increase in penetration up to >180mm RHA. Sorry it took me so long. 8 clips of 40mm shells into the feed tray of a Bofors AAA gun aboard the USS Alaska off Iwo Jima in 1945. Given the widespread use of the Bofors gun in its L/60 and L/70 forms, it is not surprising to find that ammunition manufacture has spread to several countries, but the definitive range is still that made by Bofors in Sweden. Inert 40mm L/70 Bofors Solid Dummy Replica Round. On November 8, 1942, she engaged the French battleship Jean Bart in a gun duel and fired the first American 16" projectile of World War II. Air Force revealed that the 780th Test Systems Squadron at Eglin Air Force Base in Florida had been testing the upgraded 40mm high explosive ammunition, known as the. From Bofors to bikes, Harley's York County, Pa. This shell was made specifically for the Bofors light ack-ack (40mm) gun which was designed in Sweden and used by both sides. The Anti-Aircraft guns used in WW 1 were of fairly large calibre, and it was realised that a requirement existed for a gun of a lighter calibre, to fill the gap between the heavy guns and the much. 5 km: Hit chance: 100 %: Sector’s. 03625 kg TNT eq. It proved to be one of the most successful light anti-aircraft guns used during World War II. It is obtained at Cadet-1, the rank for players who have started to play the game. 1-2 obselite vs. The Oto Melara Super Rapid 76mm gun has a rate of fire of up to 120rpm, and a range in excess of 16km's, fireing 6kg shells. The AP projectile weighs 5. 7 inch gun was first intro- duced in destroyers during World War 1, and was protected by a simple spray. This reproduction features the projectile and a screw on fuze. 00 : 0: GBP 90. 61 MB PDF) 57mm Gun M1. What I have found is limited and often in conflict with other sources. 1 x 40mm Bofors autocannon (Swedish Army) OR 1 x 30mm Bushmaster II cannon OR 1 x 35mm/50 Bushmaster III cannon (Export). gun 40 mm Bofors R. 37mm Oldsmobile M9 autocannon: 30 rd magazine, 125rpm, muzzle velocity 2000 fps, range 8875 yds. 03625 kg TNT eq. The Bofors 57 mm guns are a series of dual-purpose naval guns designed and produced by the Swedish arms manufacturer AB Bofors (since March 2005 part of BAE Systems AB), designed in 1964 as a revision of the 57 mm lvakan M/50 used on the Halland class destroyers. All inert with no dangerous materials. 5: Turning radius: 830: Rudder shift time: 12. Bofors Defence AB, A United Defense Company Sign:Brnm. Marked: 40MM MP MK 4T LOT 46 5/56 BS PT/N2 Plug Firing REP 259 Tracer is fired. From JTV: "Might be also worth noting that 40-mm Bofors notably better gun that German 3. Both 40 mm cartridges use the High-Low Propulsion System. shows use and wear with scuffs, small cracks and the wind shield appears to have been repainted. Inert, Replica 40mm MK-19 Grenade. 40mm Bofors QF 40 mm Mark IV Gun (40 x 311R) High Explosive Tracer (HET) Round 1944 British 40mm Bofors QF 40 mm Mark IV Gun (40 x 311R) High Explosive Tracer Free Catalogue Information Download BWB TL 1310-0031 Ed. It has also been used on ships for air defense and combat against naval targets. Unknown - possibly British - 40mm HE base fused - fuse marked - DRG 118201 MK. This ammunition producing both frag-mentation and blasting results is suffi-cient against aerial and surface targets. Ammunition: 350 x 40mm projectiles (estimated). The 40mm/56 caliber gun in United States naval gun terminology indicates the gun fired a projectile 40mm in diameter, and the barrel was 56 calibers long. AR162 40mm Bofors Chrome Drill Round. Developed from the Bofors 40 mm/60 Model 1936, the 40 mm/70 Model 1948 was originally designed to replace the older weapon's twin mountings with single mounts by having double the rate of fire (ROF) of the older weapon. Bofors 40mm Anti-aircraft Gun. 3dm $ 45 62. 11 customer ratings. The projectile itself was of the tracer type, high explosive, with a super-sensitive nose. The gun 12 is adapted to fire a projectile 20. Auction:4900021 TWO 40mm BOFORS projectiles with fuze that unscrews. 5 cm Pak 97/38). 50: 12 Days, 15h 9m: German 9cm HE Shell pre 1900 For GBP 90. Just be careful, there are 3 different Bofors and 3 different shell casings and projectiles. It was replaced later in the war by the 2-pounder or Bofors 40 mm gun. This is thought to have been removed from HMCS Bonaventure but we have no specific provenance on that. small demil cut on rotating bands. Machine Polished The casings do not have holes drilled in them. The guns could fire 160 rounds-per-minute, with an approximate effective range of 4000 yards. The German 55mm fired at about the same speed (most of the guns varied a bit and often fired at different rates of fire depending on elevation, I don't get too. Flat base with a plugged nose with white print. This M822 projectile was used with the M247 Sergeant York anti-aircraft weapon system. 57mm Naval Gun System BAE Systems' 57mm Mk110 (internationally known as the Bofors' 57Mk3) provides high survivability and tactical freedom at all levels of conflict. However, as jet aircraft became more prevalent in the post-war era, it was clear the gun did not have the rate of fire needed to effectively deal with these threats. 6 x Smoke Grenades. The only other difference is the HE round: the MEL58's HE round has less explosive mass (0. 03625 kg TNT eq. The 40mm Bofors L/60 was probably the most successful medium anti-aircraft weapon of the 20th century. Pri mail shipping in long Flat Rate box is only $19. It was one of the most popular medium-weight anti-aircraft systems during World War II, used by most of the western Allies as well some captured systems being used by the Axis powers. Russian AT rocket Launcher with inert Rocket, RARE Our Price: $1,500. 20mm Oerlikon, and was vastly inferior to the U. , troops in the field, troops in a covered. Center is older L60 round shown for comparison only. The M1939 had certain similarities with the later 40mm Bofors L/60 AA gun like clip feeding and a similar carriage. WWI WWII German Trench Knife Rubber Replica $ 31. The Swedish Navy purchased a number of 2 pounder Pom-Poms from Vickers as anti-aircraft guns in 1922. 40 mm APFSDS-T Mk II Bofors Defence AB and QinetiQ studied the possibility to increase penetration performance with 25% (0 NATO, RHA) on the 40 mm APFSDS-T. Weight, 10 lbs. 40 mm CTAS on the other hand was designed specifically to match 40 mm Bofors ballistically, in a package that's half the size. Ammunition: 350 x 40mm projectiles (estimated). for target practice or de-icing. Brass case with iron/steel projectile Size 40mm x 311mm Rimmed Object Registration 0197 Historical information The Bofors gun (which fired this round) was designed in the 1930s by AB Bofors, a Swedish arms manufacturer. These are the actual U. for Metal Detection. PROJECTILE - 40MM (BOFORS) Description The 40mm Bofors is an automatic anti-aircraft (AA) gun first manufactured by the Swedish company Bofors in 1930 (40mm L/60) and is the most prolific anti-aircraft weapon ever made. It is obtained at Cadet-1, the rank for players who have started to play the game. Unknown - possibly British - 40mm HE base fused - fuse marked - DRG 118201 MK. Case is brass, 1968 dated with primer. 40MM M25 Bofors F. D&B Militaria, Unit 51B, Hobbs Ind. This is a real collectors item!. Per text printed on this photo's back, these guns are mounted on 'one of America's newest aircraft carriers--a sleek, streamlined warship converted from a light cruiser. AC-130 105 mm howitzer Gunship Cannons & Gatling Gun in action. Raising the Kursk - SMIT Salvage - Duration: 31:38. The closest comparator seems to have been the German SKC/30 in 37x380R, which was also a high-velocity manually-loaded naval AA gun. However the must be at least some instances of anti aircraft fire causing harm as it fell back to the earth. John Carlin gives the overall length of the S gun A. Rheinmetall’s family of 40mm products also includes practice versions of its low, medium and high velocity cartridges with a 100% ballistic match to our service ammunition. The principal fighting weapon of the 3 rd Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment, Royal Malta Artillery, was the 40mm Bofors gun. Co-Editor, Jane’s Ammunition Handbook. by Darthchet Mar 5, 2019. The previous mk1 mountings fired 12 rpm The ship was completed with the first single 40mm Bofors on the navy's ships and as used by the Army and Airforce as area defence weapons. 40mm Bofors Paperweight Shell Projectile (17 Pcs) 40mm Grenade Casings MK19. MAPAM offers close combat deployment capabilities by outstanding lethality in controlled area. Duster's Last Stand: The M42 Anti Aircraft Weapon System’s Final Days. 50 Cal Dummy Shells. After the war, the 3"/50 caliber gun Mark 27 twin mount began to replace the Bofors, because the "VT" proximity fuse would not fit a 40mm projectile, and the 40 mm weapon was considered inadequate against the emerging anti-ship missile threat. Each category is further broken down into separate sub-categories, click on the links to take you to a description of the ordnance. These Bofors projectiles make wonderful display items. ( rounds based on the bofors 3P L70 projectiles) Video of the Super 40 was shown penetrating small, seagoing vessels, earth and timber bunkers, brick walls, concrete, and even light armored vehicles. In 1931 the Royal Swedish Arms Commission then issued a directive for a 37mm anti-tank gun that could deliver a 700g projectile at 800 m/s. The Bofors L/60 Mark 1 has a barrel diameter of 40 mm and has a barrel length of 2. While the Phase II design is based on the Bofors 40mm L70 HEIT round,our concept readily scales to the full range of interest (12mm to 40mm). Rheinmetall’s family of 40mm products also includes practice versions of its low, medium and high velocity cartridges with a 100% ballistic match to our service ammunition. 40 mm l/70 84 mm rcl/he 84 mm heat 84 mm illg round 30 mm aden gun 30 mm naval 30 mm bmp-ii 23 mm schilka 40 mm l/60. searching for Bofors 388 found (4090 total) alternate case: bofors QF 2-pounder naval gun (2,642 words) exact match in snippet view article find links to article Mark V for the Oerlikon 20 mm cannon and the "Boffin" mounting for the Bofors 40 mm gun. 40mm Bofors round. The Oto Melara Super Rapid 76mm gun has a rate of fire of up to 120rpm, and a range in excess of 16km's, fireing 6kg shells. The Bofors 40mm, together with the Oerlikon 20mm, were the principle automatic AAA defense weapons of the US Navy during the war (though many other nations used the types, especially the British). The Bofors gun that revolutionised air defences Few products developed in Sweden have received so much publicity and have been of such historical significance as the Bofors 40 mm gun. This initial order was later followed by a license to build them in Britain. 40mm Bofors with crimps, WW2 dated - posted in FIREARMS & ORDNANCE: A pic for the Bofors collectors, ones with crimps are seldom seen. Use the keywords and images as guidance and inspiration for your articles, blog posts or advertising campaigns with various online compaines. Has anyone any idea what the following means : O N D ATT FOR INO 61211/2 10/57 it is etched on what is I assume a gauge for the 40mm bofors gun. This reproduction features the projectile and a screw on fuze. Projectile weight was either 740g or 700g and muzzle velocity varied from 810 m/s to 830 m/s. The solid shots were manufactured in Finland, the rest were either Swedish or Polish in origin. Book material contained within archive wallet. 093-400-1102, Identify Mortar Ammunition. 40MM L-70 BOFORS GOOD CONDITION PROJECTILE WITH SPECIAL AP PENETRATOR. ( rounds based on the bofors 3P L70 projectiles) Video of the Super 40 was shown penetrating small, seagoing vessels, earth and timber bunkers, brick walls, concrete, and even light armored vehicles. A small cordite charge was used to ignite a rocket motor which propelled the fin-stabilized 7-inch (18 cm) diameter rocket out of the tube to a distance of about 1,000 feet (300 m), where it exploded and released an 8. This is an extremely rare example of an original WWII Navy Oerlikon 20 mm Cannon with its Navy deck mount that was manufactured by the Pontiac Division of General Motors. The escort carrier was renamed HMS. The cartridges are not interchangeable. WWII German K98 Bayonet Quality Resin Replica $ 34. Every Day new 3D Models from all over the World. Crew is normally two on mount with one on standby, but some versions can be operated by a single operator. A3B-T With an increased operational range, very high accuracy and a payload of 200 tungsten pellets, the A3B-T round provides the 40 CT Weapon System with a highly effective. In WWII with kamakazi attacks the navy developed quad mount 40mm guns which put out huge amonts of rounds needed for that situation ! If you can find video of a kamikazi attack the gunfire is awsome !!. 03625 kg TNT eq. The 40mm Bofors was an extremely versatile gun. However, as jet aircraft became more prevalent in the post-war era, it was clear the gun did not have the rate of fire needed to effectively deal with these threats. 40 mm Bofors Mk 4 Cartridge & Projectile. 2" projectiles; Complement: 2 officers, 25 enlisted: 3 officers, 24 enlisted: Endurance. searching for Bofors 392 found (4072 total) alternate case: bofors QF 2-pounder naval gun (2,611 words) exact match in snippet view article find links to article Mark V for the Oerlikon 20 mm cannon and the "Boffin" mounting for the Bofors 40 mm gun. By the end of the day she had fired more than 700 16″ projectiles, silencing the Jean Bart and contributing to the sinking of five enemy ships. The ammunition was clearly very powerful and must have been significantly bigger than the 1930s Bofors 40mm L/56 round (40x311R) which fired 0. 75-MM ANTITANK GUN (7. 62mm ammunition (estimated). Cleaning and Greasing 40mm Shells Inside Gun Tub On The Jersey, December 1944 Gunners Moving 16-Inch Projectiles To Conveyor During The Korean War, USS New Jersey A Sailor Always Finds A Place To Rest. 6 inch) was one of the most popular naval anti-aircraft guns during World War II, used long after the war in a variety of roles. The 40 mm 3P round is today operational with the CV 9040 family, and in some naval gun systems. 61 MB PDF) 57mm Gun M1. Bofors 40mm Anti-Aircraft Gun Written by David Boyd Thursday, 01 January 2009 14:47 - Last Updated Thursday, 01 January 2009 14:48 carries around 0. In 1935, the Netherlands were the first to purchase approximately 12 pieces with several other countries also placing orders. This round was designed to provide officers with an option of utilizing a lower energy projectile for smaller less powerful suspects in order to allow escalation of force from a safe distance prior to use of lethal means. Maximum Range: 9,800 m at 45 degrees elevation: Maximum Ceiling: n/a: Weight of Projectile: 1 kg: Ammunition Types: Shell: Elevation:-15 degrees/+80-90. It is 31cm long (case only), with an internal diameter of 4cm, and is displayed with a non-original shell. 7 inch calibre destroyer guns had been designed as surface weapons. 13 in) [Read More… 1 2. The British Army placed an order for 100 in 1937. Shop projectiles, powder, tracer bullets, cases, primers and more at Combat Disabled Veterans' Surplus. 41: Surface detectability range: 15. 40MM Bofors Anti-Aircraft projectile. I show a selection of 40mm Bofors Australian projectiles. 7 inch calibre destroyer guns had been designed as surface weapons. 5" dia hole about 1. Inert 40 Mm Cannon Shell Wwii- Look. This M822 projectile was used with the M247 Sergeant York anti-aircraft weapon system. Yes, but two are already paid for interms of mast design. A small cordite charge was used to ignite a rocket motor which propelled the fin-stabilized 7-inch (18 cm) diameter rocket out of the tube to a distance of about 1,000 feet (300 m), where it exploded and released an 8. 00 each or buy them all for 800. UPS SHIPPING ONLY 105mm M27 m323 Shell Casing Casing is perforated with 3/10" holes. The dual version of the gun was mounted on an M24 Chaffee tank chassis and was called the M19 Gun Motor Carriage. It has been portrayed as one of the weapons that came to determine the outcome of the Second World War. Left round is target practice, right is tactical proximity-fuzed HE prefragmented anti-aircraft round. The baseline version of the Bofors 57 mm (2. 5 confirmed OP ?. [no further information. The QF 2-pounder Mark II was essentially a scaled-up version of the QF 1 pounder Maxim gun produced by Vickers. May 31, 2019 - Explore dc3mech1's board "Bofors 40 MM Naval AntiAircraft Gun", followed by 264 people on Pinterest. Weight, 10 lbs. Navy issue have the Anchor, Army issue an M number.  These are the training rounds with the blue nose cap. The Bofors 40 mm gun, often referred to simply as the Bofors gun A group of Finnish soldiers operating a Bofors gun during the Continuation War, Suulajärvi - pin by Paolo Marzioli For the sovereign Finland, the Continuation War is the longest and in many ways the most exhausting struggle, which still today occasionally. 57mm Naval Gun System BAE Systems' 57mm Mk110 (internationally known as the Bofors' 57Mk3) provides high survivability and tactical freedom at all levels of conflict. Steel Cartridge cases, provided with 4-round clip and correct, original aluminum fuzes on each projectile. These were popular as anti-aircraft guns, and served as the most common U. 34 fuzes at of khamaria under r&d fuze 1. Fully complying with the latest requirements for training ammunition, Rheinmetall 40mm training cartridges truly allow operators to "train as they fight". Duster's Last Stand: The M42 Anti Aircraft Weapon System's Final Days. fz avu-etm 4. These are inert rounds that contain no powder or live primer. This is a real collectors item!. 57mm Gun 57mm Gun. Description. 57mm / L70 Ammunition. 1, 10 designates, as a matter of example, an armored vehicle carrying a conventional antiaircraft gun 12 such as the widely used Bofors L-70 40 mm gun. pd m9030 2. What I have found is limited and often in conflict with other sources. a target is detected, a projectile is fired from the submunition and it penetrates the armoured target, even if it is a modern Main Battle Tank. Your email address will not be published. No, 40mm Bofors shells would not have had dye.  Various conditions, all can be used for a 40mm bofors, or something else as a projectile. The date on the band on the projectile is 3-42 with a US anchor stamp and on the bottom of the shell 40mm MK I 6/ 1942. Also produced under license in Spain. The rounds can easily be removed from the clip but that takes all the fun out of it. It could be balanced with high accuracy (as an AA gun, it was good enough). I put the Yugoslav Bofors, Italian 37mm as superior to it. Famous Bofors Gun Ammo, 40mm L60, used during and after WWII by many countries. 00 shipping. The name "unrotated projectile" comes from the fact that the projectile was not spin-stabilized. M25 120 FA (Frankfurt Arsenal) 1943 (1943 date). The rapid-firing gun could operate up to 120 rounds per minute in bursts, faster than they could be fed by the crew. Interesting question. The 40mm Bofors antiaircraft machine gun has had a short but vital history in the U. Rheinmetall’s family of 40mm products also includes practice versions of its low, medium and high velocity cartridges with a 100% ballistic match to our service ammunition. The case was the standard 40mm(Bofors) case, necked to fit the 37mm pre-engraved projectile. This is an extremely rare example of an original WWII Navy Oerlikon 20 mm Cannon with its Navy deck mount that was manufactured by the Pontiac Division of General Motors. US Army Eyes Adding Unique 40mm Cannon To Its Stryker and Bradley Armored Vehicles The 40mm Cased Telescoped Cannon is compact and powerful and could arm some of the service's future Next. The brass cartridge case is stencilled in black REPRESENTATIVE along its length and is headstamped 40MM MK4 RLB 1952 LOT 647 over N. 1936 "tank shell" 3D Models. Our military surplus ordnance selection includes artillery shells for sale, grenades, shell casings, fuses and everything in between. SKU: 00040-081. Use our keyword tool to find new keywords & suggestions for the search term 40mm Bofors Shell. This is a WWII era 40mm Bofors round dated 1945. This is a Inert 20mm blue tip training round. Things tagged with 'bofors' (4 Things) 57 mm projectile. Use our keyword device to find new key phrases and suggestions for the quest term 40 Mm Projectile. Larger streamlining at base. 40-mm Automatic Gun M1 (AA) and 40-mm Antiaircraft Gun Carriages M2 and M2A1, TM 9-252, 1944, is an Army technical manual for this widely used anti-aircraft gun of WW II. Ammunition: 350 x 40mm projectiles (estimated). The ammunition was packed in clips of four rounds that fed via a chute on the top of the gun. According to Bernhard Menne in his "Blood And Steel The Rise Of The House Of Krupp (1938)", Publisher: Lee Furman, Inc New York, The Argentine Artillery (Before WWI), was complete re-equipment with sixty batteries of modern. The British Army placed an order for 100 in 1937. This item is a Resin Replica of a WW2 40mm Bofors Fuse. Cartridge weight Projectile weight Muzzle velocity. Some of the references below credit this gun with a maximum range of 13,000 m (14,220 yards). By the end of the day she had fired more than 700 16″ projectiles, silencing the Jean Bart and contributing to the sinking of five enemy ships. Projectile 40 mm 3P IM contains more than 900 tungsten spheres, diameter of 3 mm. The Swedish firm of Bofors started developing its famous 40mm anti-aircraft gun in the late 1920s at the request of the Swedish Navy. ( Photo: U. 7 inch gun was first intro- duced in destroyers during World War 1, and was protected by a simple spray. The projectile is dated 1959. Since the largest use of the Bofors was on naval warships I imagine that the vast majority of the 40mm projectiles fell back to the ocean harmlessly. The sectioning shows the component parts of the round including inert propellant, explosive and primer substitute, together with the fuse innards. The Navy soon narrowed its choices to either the Bofors or the British 40mm "pom-pom" to replace its 1. View of a quad-mount 40mm gun in action on carrier USS Hornet on 16 Feb. The guns had a stowage of 300 rounds per gun. ARMY 40mm BOFORS CASE & PROJECTILE - This is an exceptionally nice example, with an unpainted projectile that can be painted any color you like. Just curious. 1936 "tank shell" 3D Models. This item is a Resin Replica of a WW2 40mm Bofors Fuse. Each projectile weighs 92 grams/660 grains and is reckoned to be able to stop a cruise missile – but only if it hits. German WW2 - 40mm L60 BOFORS - 3 types of HE, Hungarian WW2 - HE, APHE British WW1 1. When the Bofors entered the international defence market, its primary quarry, the military aircraft, was still a slow and fragile machine that could be terminally damaged by a single hit from a 40 mm projectile. An interesting feature was the very large magazine, from 140. Navy Historical Command ) The thing is, you can’t just call Aguila or somebody and whistle up 1,200 inert 40mm shells, so the museum has a plan to roll their own. Bofors 40mm L/70 anti-aircraft gun. Bofors L:70 Comparisons. Design and development. The GMC CCKW 353 (40 mm Bofors) is a Rank III French self-propelled anti-aircraft gun with a battle rating of 3. My Review and Build of Tamiya's 1/350 scale Kit #78005, The USS NEW JERSEY BB-62 1980'S MODERNIZATION. Gunners loading 4-round Mk. This ammunition producing fragmentation, blast and incendiary effects is highly sufficient against surface targets. Speed: 32kts – 82,000hp Size: 178. It became largely, if not entirely, unnecessary once radar fire control became the norm. In the 1950's it was improved to the L/70 model with an increased rate of fire. fuze multi mode hand grenade 6. As Tony said, there were some use of twin naval mounts on dry land, but except for a few naval guns installed on trains I don't belive there ever was a mobile twin on land. The projectile is dated 1944 and was converted to. AC-130 gunship is a heavily armed, long-endurance ground-attack variant of the C-130. NOT AVAILABLE ITEM NUMBER #180 The 4 cm Bofors Flak 28 is a naval anti-aircraft single mounting fitted with either captured Bofors 40 mm L/60 guns, or those… German 8,8cm practice projectile for testing repaired 8,8cm FLAK18 guns. Have approximately 1200 recovered 40mm grenade projectiles. The gun was first developed in 1933 but it was the Model 1936 that was adopted for production. by sbeecroft Sep 13, 2019. Both projectile bodies may be issued B. This shell was made specifically for the Bofors light ack-ack (40mm) gun which was designed in Sweden and used by both sides. Were impact fuzes used? If so, you would have to be a bloody good shot to hit an aircraft high up. By Robert Bruce The 40mm M2 Dual Automatic Gun is a truly awesome weapon when its twin machine cannons are pumping out 2-pound high-explosive tracer projectiles at the rate of four rounds each second to a maximum range in excess of 10,000 yards!. 7 inch calibre destroyer guns had been designed as surface weapons. 290 guns were manufactured in. 11 customer ratings. 00 Handmade Projectile Toy Sleevetoy Plane Impact Energy - $124. A round exists for the Pak 40 designated "Pzgr. These are inert rounds that contain no powder or live primer. All four on an Army issue M3 1944 dated clip. The Bofors 40mm Anti-Aircraft Gun The Bofors anti-aircraft gun was developed by a Swedish company in the late twenties and in 1937 the War Office decided to buy 100 guns and 500,000 rounds of ammunition. US Army, WWII Artillery, 4 1/2" Mortar Shell Canister, Used with Label. M57 Claymore Firing Device, novelty item only Our Price: $99. M25 120 FA (Frankfurt Arsenal) 1943 (1943 date). The gun fired a two-pound projectile from each barrel at the rate of 120 or better per minute. for the British naval 40mm Bofors QF 40 mm Mark 4 gun (40 x 311R). This M822 projectile was used with the M247 Sergeant York anti-aircraft weapon system. The projectile is dated 1954 and is fitted was a No 255 MK2 plug rep fuse. Sa version initiale était baptisée 40L60, car le tube a une longueur théorique égale à 60 fois le calibre. Upon impact of the 40mm M781, a signal (cloud) is seen from yellow-orange powder dye. Gunners loading 4-round Mk. To order Call 01547 529093 or 05603 416575 or email [email protected] Rated 0 out of 5. When the Bofors entered the international defence market, its primary quarry, the military aircraft, was still a slow and fragile machine that could be terminally damaged by a single hit from a 40 mm projectile. While it has largely been replaced in first-world armies, it is a common sight in conflict zones, and has even retained niche roles in first-world. Newer, faster-firing versions of this weapon are still in production by Breda as well as Bofors. GUN: 40 mm Bofors Gun, mounted on its own car­. The name Unrotated Projectile comes from the fact that the projectile was not spin-stabilized. for target practice or de-icing. The Bofors gun that revolutionised air defences Few products developed in Sweden have received so much publicity and have been of such historical significance as the Bofors 40 mm gun. The M1 anti-aircraft gun is the single barrel 40mm Bofors which was in service in the United States Army during the Second Wolrd War. By Robert Bruce The 40mm M2 Dual Automatic Gun is a truly awesome weapon when its twin machine cannons are pumping out 2-pound high-explosive tracer projectiles at the rate of four rounds each second to a maximum range in excess of 10,000 yards!. Russian AT rocket Launcher with inert Rocket, RARE Our Price: $1,500. 7 m Flak - more reliable, better ballistics and more powerful projectile, but very little difference in mobility. Free-flight tests were performed on a proving ground for modified 40 mm Bofors projectiles equipped with a complete pyrotechnic impulse-thruster chain, including a 3 N·s impulse thruster, a high safety electropyrotechnic detonator, and. The 40mm was too small to handle the electronics of the proximity fuse, the 76mm guns being the smallest weapons able to handle that devastating projectile. A3B-T With an increased operational range, very high accuracy and a payload of 200 tungsten pellets, the A3B-T round provides the 40 CT Weapon System with a highly effective. com Toggle navigation Home. The 300/900mm cannons, big bertha, bofors and of course the missile sentry weapons are all missile type projectiles and are therefore affected by this bug. A single 40 mm/L70 using a 144 round Model 1971 automatic magazine. However, even the Bofors was determined to be inadequate against suicide attacks by early 1945, and as a result Bofors guns were in turn replaced during the late 1940s and. Projectile for Naval Gun C/30, 37mm. Spent shell casing from a Bofors Mark 3 40mm antiaircraft gun, chromed and polished with a well executed image of a pin-up girl engraved upon it. Cañón antiaéreo M1 Bofors 40 mm. While armour is pretty nonexistent, it has good mobility, even for a truck-based SPAA. The principal fighting weapon of the 3 rd Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment, Royal Malta Artillery, was the 40mm Bofors gun. Finnish soldiers compared the 45-mm Soviet antitank-guns to 37-mm Bofors guns and considered Soviet 45-mm gun to be somewhat rough on the edges when it came to manufacturing quality, but effective. This reproduction projectile can be the finishing touch to your 40mm Bofors round!. American Projectiles and Explosives. * Information listed above is at the time of submission. Be the first to review “40mm Bofors Projectile” Cancel reply. It is an inert and empty projectile casing, and has never been used or filled, as you can see inside, and cannot be made to fire anything. - Page 2 of 11. 25 inches tall, making it a great conversation piece! Each shell casing is purchased directly from the US government. It shows no sign of fading from the defence scene even though, in the second decade of the twenty-first century, it performs in many roles that were not contemplated by its original designers. The projectile in turn had six corresponding splines pointed with a 30 degree slope to match the lands. 00 Add to cart. L'spur (Sprenggranate Leuchtspur) Remarks: Similar to British Quickfiring H. See questions and answers. Later, Bofors was in-vited to submit a 40mm gun, and after its further test, Belgian personnel were "highly enthusiastic about the Bofors 4~1m which is considered muoh more accurate than the Vickers. 40 MM Mount Mk 4, OP 1329, 1947 describes the very widely used quad mount for the Bofors 40mm gun of WW II. To add further confusion, there was anti-tank ammunition produced for the 40mm anti-aircraft gun, though it was not widely deployed, to be honest such small anti-tank weapons were out-classed very early in the Second World War. 406 30mm –0. STRIX SMART MORTAR-LAUNCHED PROJECTILE. The 40 mm Bofors had become available in 1931. The M1939 had certain similarities with the later 40mm Bofors L/60 AA gun like clip feeding and a similar carriage. The 40 x 53mm is a high-velocity round for automatic grenade launchers in service with the Canadian Armed Forces and its allies. Looking for an "official" listing of the many varieties of 40mm L/60 projectiles and the color codes used by the US. 08 fired at an angle of departure of 90 degrees, i. Projectile 40 mm 3P IM contains more than 900 tungsten spheres, diameter of 3 mm. The 40 mm/70 was designed to replace the Bofors 40 mm/60 Model 1936 twin mountings with single mounts by doubling the rate of fire (ROF). While the Phase II design is based on the Bofors 40mm L70 HEIT round,our concept readily scales to the full range of interest (12mm to 40mm). 093-400-1101, Identify Artillery Ammunition. By the end of the day she had fired more than 700 16" projectiles, silencing the Jean Bart and contributing to the sinking of five enemy ships. Required fields are marked * Rate… Perfect Good Average Not that bad Very poor. The original models fired from hand-loaded. Raising the Kursk - SMIT Salvage - Duration: 31:38. 40mm Bofors Antiaircraft Gun Facts. Ammunition: 350 x 40mm projectiles (estimated). The Oerlikon 20 mm cannon is a series of autocannons, based on an original German Becker Type M2 20 mm cannon design that appeared very early in World War I. Pom-Pom versus 40mm "effective" ceiling and maximum height. 5 doing 140 dps. It took the turret right off the tracked vehicle it was mounted to and that was only 20mm.   None of these guns were in Pearl Harbor on that “date which will live in infamy. The Bofors Company was partly owned by German interests until 1930. Bofors 40mm AA Gun: - new dual and quad bofors firing sounds added (based on FH2's bofors sounds) - muzzle velocity lowered from 880m/s to 750m/s (velocity of AA guns is scaled down to match airplane speeds) - halfVolumeDistance of the 3p sounds drastically limited from ridiculous 175 to 25m to prevent AA guns from being heard across the map. Production of the baseline 57 mm Mark 1 variant began in 1966 and was initially used to equip smaller coastal patrol craft and fast. Speed: 32kts – 82,000hp Size: 178. The chosen armament for this self-propelled anti-aircraft gun was perhaps one of the most famous anti-aircraft (AA) guns in history. The Bofors L/60 Mark 2 has a barrel diameter of 40 mm and has a barrel length of 2. Jump to page:. The principal fighting weapon of the 3 rd Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment, Royal Malta Artillery, was the 40mm Bofors gun. guaranteed original. Navy and allied navies around the world. Independent Consultant. 00 Add to cart. The projectile is dated 1959. Crusader. In the 1950's it was improved to the L/70 model with an increased rate of fire. It was introduced in Update 1. Shop CDVS for Ammunition, Dummy rounds, projectiles, powder, cases, primers and more. Crusader. 5 confirmed OP ?. So by the time demand for western fast attack boats really caught on the late 60s and 70s there were excellent dual purpose guns to arm for air defence and. Empty and inert. This auction is for a 40MM L/70 Dummy Shell projectile Casing as seen in pics. Unfired WW2 1943 British 40mm Bofors QF 40 mm Mark I Gun (40 x 311R) Semi Armour Piercing/Trace (SAP/T) Round for the Bofors L/60 Anti-Aircraft Gun. 1944 WW2 (4) piece set 40 mm shells in clip | #429110824 Lot-Art | Trench Art Style Lamps from 1943 40 MM Ammunition Shells 1944 WW2 (4) piece set 40 mm shells in clip | #429110824 Bofors 40mm shells | Niall McCormick | Flickr Specwarfare Airsoft. Bofors makes a multi-mode programmable proximity fuse for some 40mm ammunition, with different fusing modes depending on what kind of target is being engaged. 40 mm Bofors Mk 4 Cartridge & Projectile. A full broadside consumed 5,850 pounds of powder and hurled about 15,400 pounds of armor penetrating projectiles well over 20 miles. Machine Polished The casings do not have holes drilled in them. Bimbo is a continuation of the AU AU «Bofors Mk 3" caliber 40mm, made during the second half of the 1980s. Robert Daunfeldt, Bofors Defence; Summary Overview of an Advanced 2. — Описание, история и технические данные. 4 ounces (240. ( rounds based on the bofors 3P L70 projectiles) Video of the Super 40 was shown penetrating small, seagoing vessels, earth and timber bunkers, brick walls, concrete, and even light armored vehicles. 50 Add to cart. The naval gun has a damage range of 30-55, with a reload time of two seconds and a range of about 400 studs. BAE Systems is the premiere advanced weapons provider to the U. The Japanese never developed a replacement for the 25mm/60 in the light antiaircraft role, nor did they develop a medium antiaircraft gun comparable to the 40mm Bofors. bill jurens wrote: 40mm (2pdr) ballistics, maximum ceiling. Chrome plated with red markings. 375 pounds would be 70mm, still alot less than 2 pounder AP. Projectile for Naval Gun C/30, 37mm. Архивировано 25 февраля 2012 года. 10 customer reviews. These casing are for recoilless weapons. F 62mm Anti-Tank Fragmentation Projectile (Proyectil Antitanque de Fragmentación), Smoke, flares and ttaining (Blu), grenades. This dummy cartridge is used in 40mm guns to simulate firings and to train personnel in ammunition handling and loading the weapon. The brass cartridge case is headstamped 40MM. This fixed ammunition is used in 40mm gun cannons for firing at armored and other protected targets. Ammunition, grenades, mortar shells, mines, other related ordnance, and militaria. The ammunition was clearly very powerful and must have been significantly bigger than the 1930s Bofors 40mm L/56 round (40x311R) which fired 0. Use our keyword tool to find new keywords & suggestions for the search term 40mm Bofors Rounds. This item is a 2 piece INERT resin replica of the WW2 40MM Bofors Anti-Aircraft projectile. Instead, they convinced themselves that the Type 96 was an excellent weapon, and they relied on it to the end of the war. This reproduction features the projectile and a screw on fuze. The brass shell was manufactured EEC in 1956 and is marked with the letter N = Navy. The 40mm Bofors was an extremely versatile gun. Famous Bofors Gun Ammo, 40mm L60, used during and after WWII by many countries. Finnish military acquired four of these guns and 3,200 (37 mm x 263B calibre) shells for them in September of 1944. Bofors 40mm anti-aircraft cannon The Bofors 40mm gun is one of the most potent light anti-aircraft gun in the world. #N#Optional Insert. Alpha damage 17000 40 mm Bofors Mk2 new ;. Crusader. The closest comparator seems to have been the German SKC/30 in 37x380R, which was also a high-velocity manually-loaded naval AA gun. USN Bofors mk. 62mm M1919A4 general purpose machine gun (or later, the M60 GPMG) fitted as secondary. 425 ounces while a Bofors 40mm round about 2 ounces. Gunners loading 4-round Mk. These were intended for use with the aborted “Sergeant York” 40mm gun system of the late 1970s which failed to live up to its promises for use against either air or surface targets. NOT AVAILABLE ITEM NUMBER #180 The 4 cm Bofors Flak 28 is a naval anti-aircraft single mounting fitted with either captured Bofors 40 mm L/60 guns, or those… German 5cm AP projectile from PAK38 or panzer III tank ww2. The acquisition will strenghten Nammo's US manufacturing capabilities, and boost its number of US employees to 800, more than in any of the company's nine other manufacturing countries. All four on an Army issue M3 1944 dated clip. The Bofors Guns. Chris, with regard to the APFSDS performance, CTA should be at least as good as 40mm Bofors L/70. The Bofors L/60 Mark 3 has a barrel diameter of 40 mm and has a barrel length of 2. Excalibur has a maximum range of 40km and an accuracy of 10m. Stock photo. Projectile Speed: 900 m/s: Air Drag: 0. Use our keyword tool to find new keywords & suggestions for the search term 40mm Bofors Shell. 40mm Bofors L/70 Shell. 40mm/L70 BOFORS HEI-PD PROJECTILE BODY (No fuze) - Mint, unissued, never loaded, with yellow body and red band, stenciled: 40MM/L70, HEI PD M811 and lot number TRE84G100-004. The Japanese never developed a replacement for the 25mm/60 in the light antiaircraft role, nor did they develop a medium antiaircraft gun comparable to the 40mm Bofors. “We invest every year in upgrading our current systems to make them more lethal and reliable. The IFV integrates a 40mm Bofors auto-cannon or 30mm Bushmaster Cannon or a 35mm/50 Bushmaster Cannon as a primary weapon. 00 Usmc Marines 40mm Projectile M381 Bullet Artillery Challenge Coin Bottle Opener Handmade Projectile - $99. fz avu-etm 4. Projectile from base of driving band to tip 135mm. Unfired WW2 1943 British 40mm Bofors QF 40 mm Mark I Gun (40 x 311R) Semi Armour Piercing/Trace (SAP/T) Round for the Bofors L/60 Anti-Aircraft Gun. The M777A2 can fire the Raytheon / Bofors XM982 Excalibur GPS / Inertial Navigation-guided extended-range 155mm projectiles using the Modular Artillery Charge Systems (MACS). 50 Cal Dummy Shells. A genuine 30MM GAU-8 shell casing! Cannon round stands 11. A Swedish design dating from 1929, it was manufactured and used by all the Allied powers, beginning with the Poles in the mid-1930s, who also manufactured a number for the British. 50 Add to cart. Bofors 40 mm gun Bofors 40 mm/L60. MK285 40mm High Velocity Ammunition. This could fire the same ammunition as the Bofors 40 mm anti-aircraft gun, and also had a version of Stielgranate ammunition made for it. In the 1950's it was improved to the L/70 model with an increased rate of fire. However, as jet aircraft became more prevalent in the post-war era, it was clear the gun did not have the rate of fire needed to effectively deal with these threats. But possibly maxium projectile distances. Our product offerings cover ship self-defense, distributed lethality, and launching systems. Fuzes unscrew but projectiles are firmly seated in the cartridge cases. A modified 40mm Bofors gun, built by Bristol Aircraft, converted existing Bofors guns by adding powered traverse and elevation and a gyro stabilised sight. DA: 92 PA: 23 MOZ Rank: 32. 26 pound less. Original clip holds 4 rounds 40mm Bofors ammunition. The twin gun on the picture is certainly not manufactured by Bofors, and I strongly doubt that it's even designed by Bofors. The 40mm Bofors is an anti-aircraft gun featured in Battlefield 1943 It can be found bunker roofs and aircraft carriers. Machine Polished The casings do not have holes drilled in them. " They include ground and air based weapon systems, associated sensor systems, command and control arrangements and passive measures. 34 fuzes at of khamaria under r&d fuze 1. #N#Optional Insert. This auction is for a 40MM L/70 Dummy Shell projectile Casing as seen in pics. This is a unique example of a pre-WWII M38 Swedish anti-tank gun that was manufactured by the A. 40MM Bofors projo's Worked a few minutes and was able to open the mouth of the cases. Fully complying with the latest requirements for training ammunition, Rheinmetall 40mm training cartridges truly allow operators to "train as they fight". In 1935, the Netherlands were the first to purchase approximately 12 pieces with several other countries also placing orders. Licensed copies were produced in a number of countries. The Bofors L/60 Mark 1 has a barrel diameter of 40 mm and has a barrel length of 2. From left to right: 105mm, 40mm Bofors, 30mm, 20mm (inert but with a bullet seated, and another loose bullet to its right),. Developed from the Bofors 40 mm/60 Model 1936, the 40 mm/70 Model 1948 was originally designed to replace the older weapon's twin mountings with single mounts by having double the rate of fire (ROF) of the older weapon. The projectile is painted blue with white markings. PeriscopeFilm 172,216 views. Uncommon Belgian manufactured 40mm brass case dated 1939 and complete with primer. The M25B1 case differs from the M25 in that it is made of steel instead of drawn brass, has a thinner head and primer seat, and weighs approximately 0. 1940 Popular Science cover illustration of twin 40mm Bofors in Swedish service "New Tools For Army Power", October 1941, Popular Science, pp. Russian AT rocket Launcher with inert Rocket, RARE Our Price: $1,500. In the 1950's it was improved to the L/70 model with an increased rate of fire. 5 km: Hit. Ammunition 30mm x 210B for Anti-Aircraft Gun 30mm AK-230 and Automatic Gun 30mm on BTR50 Ammunition 30mm x 220 for Anti-Aircraft Gun 30/2 M53, 53/59(CS) Ammunition 37mm x 252 for Anti-Aircraft Gun 37mm M39(SU). 093-400-1104, Identify. It was used mostly by American forces in Europe, but British forces also used them in North Africa. So definitely not the same projectiles. 57mm Gun 57mm Gun. 0" deep and stamped with 86. 093-400-1103, Identify Small Arms Ammunition. An order for the development of a modern high caliber anti aircraft gun would be placed with AB Bofors. After the war, the 3"/50 caliber gun Mark 27 twin mount began to replace the Bofors, because the "VT" proximity fuse would not fit a 40mm projectile, and the 40 mm weapon was considered inadequate against the emerging anti-ship missile threat. by sbeecroft Sep 13, 2019. Inert, Replica 40mm Grenade Projectile. The remotely controlled weapon station can be mounted with a 7. 40mm projectile military dummy ammunition practice rounds. By jbassmaster18, December 31, 2011 5 replies; 3,163 views; robinb; January 1, 2012. The 40mm Bofors was an extremely versatile gun. Item may differ from picture. Ammunition: 350 x 40mm projectiles (estimated). The grenades for the 36M/Nimrod were not interchangeable with the one for the 40M AT gun (I think beacuse of the flash suppressor of the AA guns). war, 40 mm Bofors. Standard Damage Control Party; Standard Cruiser Repair Party; Hydroacoustic. 40 mm CTAS on the other hand was designed specifically to match 40 mm Bofors ballistically, in a package that's half the size. It is intended for engaging high speed air-craft flying at low altitude, its chief characteristics being high speeds of elevation and traverse combined with a high rate of fire. This 40mm projectile is internally lined with 1,100 tungsten-carbide pellets, each 3mm in diameter. The only other difference is the HE round: the MEL58's HE round has less explosive mass (0. marine engineering, naval engineering, ships naval armament, naval guns individual pieces Gunnery training, Navy naval gunnery navy training, gunnery training, navy, gunnery mountings 4 inch Q. Below are listed the maximum projectile weight in pounds associated with each caliber. Description. Bofors 40mm/56. The greater velocity would flatten the trajectory of projectiles’ flight and, by lessening time of flight, insure a larger proportion of hits. Raising the Kursk - SMIT Salvage - Duration: 31:38. Mk-6 Practice Rounds For Navy Gun-All Wood. long and weigh 1896lbs. Shop CDVS for Ammunition, Dummy rounds, projectiles, powder, cases, primers and more. The Bofors Guns. Below are listed the maximum projectile weight in pounds associated with each caliber. The projectile is design especially to be used as an air-to-ground ammunition with no tracer. The 40 CTAS is primarily aimed to equip armoured and reconnaissance vehicles in order to provide them with fire power superior over any other Medium-Calibre system. The low weight and compact Bofors 40 Mk4 gun system with its high rate of fire and ability to switch between optimized ammunition types - including the intelligent 40mm 3P all-target ammunition - provides high survivability and tactical freedom at all levels of conflict. USS Willapa (AVG-53/ACV-53/CVE-53) was a Bogue-class escort carrier (originally an auxiliary aircraft carrier) built during World War II for the United States Navy. Crusader. 40mm X 53 Ammunition. 00 Usmc Marines 40mm Projectile M381 Bullet Artillery Challenge Coin Bottle Opener Handmade Projectile - $99. The 40mm Bofors Anti-Aircraft Artillery fired a two pound projectile that exploded on contact. These guns have improved rate of fire. Type of Projectile HE – 120 mm HE M1936: Alpha Damage: 1 700 HP: 3 x 2 40 mm/60 Bofors M1936: Sector range: 0. The Spooky II is armed with 1× General Dynamics 25 mm (0. 62mm Browning coaxial machine gun. Pair of 40mm L70 rounds, those on either side in the photo. 40MM 40mm Tracer pellets. Here you find deactivated ammunition for display or movie production, demilled according german law. M25 case dated 1944. 50 BMG (inert but with a bullet seated, and another loose bullet to its right),. The Bofors 40 mm/56 was probably the best anti-aircraft weapon of World War II, and was used on almost every major US warship. Arme d'une autre génération, le 40mm suédois né en 1930 n'a rien de commun avec le 40mm CT. However, as AMMS member Glen Porter notes, HMAS Sydney II was the WWII light cruiser lost in an action with the German Raider Kormoran on the 19th of November 1941. These are the actual U. A Call To Arms: The Organization and Administration of Canada's Military in World War One. EDIT: I meant IFV guns. I charge only what it costs me. It was a 40 mm calibre gun with a water-cooled barrel and a Vickers-Maxim mechanism. The M1939 had certain similarities with the later 40mm Bofors L/60 AA gun like clip feeding and a similar carriage. 50 mounting 40 mm Bofors gun 40 mm Bofors single mounting 40 mm twin Bofors gun [ MM 40] effects of projectiles, blast effect, firing. Shop CDVS for Ammunition, Dummy rounds, projectiles, powder, cases, primers and more. The IFV integrates a 40mm Bofors auto-cannon or 30mm Bushmaster Cannon or a 35mm/50 Bushmaster Cannon as a primary weapon. Polished shell casing Spent shell casing from a Bofors Mark 3 40mm antiaircraft gun, most likely chromed as they were usually made from brass. The 40mm Bofors is an anti-aircraft gun featured in Battlefield 1943 It can be found bunker roofs and aircraft carriers. The 40mm gun is a high-velocity, flat-trajectory, clip-fed, automatic-loading weapon capable of firing 240 rounds per minute (120 per barrel). Both the 40mm 36M AA gun, the Nimrod Spg and the 40M 40mm AT gun received a hollow charge projectile, called 40mm 42/aM Pr. It shows no sign of fading from the defence scene even though, in the second decade of the twenty-first century, it performs in many roles that were not contemplated by its original designers. The "Maximum Surface" and "AA Ceiling" figures above come from US Naval Technical Mission to Japan report O-47(N)-1 and seem more probable but still long. 40mm Bofors with crimps, WW2 dated - posted in FIREARMS & ORDNANCE: A pic for the Bofors collectors, ones with crimps are seldom seen. 2”) Weight 4. ) and projectile weights. for Metal Detection. The history and images we have of the Machine Gun Batteries is limited and we invite your participation in telling this story. The Predictor AA No 3, as the Kerrison Predictor was officially known, was introduced with it. All naval Bofors 40 mm L60 guns can jam if fired for too long. The 40mm Bofors was an extremely versatile gun. Cañón antiaéreo M1 Bofors 40 mm. When the Bofors entered the international defence market, its primary quarry, the military aircraft, was still a slow and fragile machine that could be terminally damaged by a single hit from a 40mm projectile. Bofors 40mm L/70 anti-aircraft gun. The Swedish Bofors company developed a sophisticated and very high-quality light anti-tank gun in the early 1930s, and found significant commercial success with it. Pack of 100. There was a problem filtering reviews right. Things tagged with 'bofors' (4 Things) 57 mm projectile. Date: June 2002 40 mm APFSDS-T Mk II Bofors Defence AB and QinetiQ studied the possibility to increase penetration performance with 25% (0 NATO, RHA) on the 40 mm APFSDS-T. The 40mm Bofors Gun, first produced in the 1930s, has become one of the most famous artillery pieces of all time. The 40mm Bofors L/60 autocannon was a highly versatile anti-aircraft and multi-purpose autocannon used mainly by the Allies in World War II. by sbeecroft Sep 13. 65MM of exposed projectile and the COAL is longer than my 6 inch caliper but using a tape measure it looks like just a hair shy of 6. 73–74 on testing of US version of 40mm Bofors; 40 mm Automatic Gun M1 (AA) and 40 mm Antiaircraft Gun Carriages M2 and M2A1 TM 9-252. Series of photos of a crew that is disarming and rearming what appears to be a 40mm Bofors L/60 AA gun. Alpha damage 17000 40 mm Bofors Mk2 new ;. 50 in our company we used.
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