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Offline ysi_maniac

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Bofors 40 mm
« on: April 23, 2020, 07:42:03 AM »
Can any of you give me information about this mounting? Particularly dimensions and pics.


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Re: Bofors 40 mm
« Reply #1 on: April 23, 2020, 09:21:16 AM »
@Carlos - The Wikipedia page for the Bofors 40mm Auto-Cannon identifies this weapons as the Mark VI: a six-barreled weapon feeding from large trays instead of clips and designed for remote control from a dedicated radar-equipped director.  This was a British version of the Bofors 40mm intended for use on larger combatants of the Royal Navy.
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Re: Bofors 40 mm
« Reply #2 on: April 23, 2020, 03:24:25 PM »

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Re: Bofors 40 mm
« Reply #3 on: April 24, 2020, 03:14:19 AM »

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Offline ysi_maniac

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Re: Bofors 40 mm
« Reply #4 on: April 26, 2020, 02:39:10 PM »
Thanks for posting. :-*

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Re: Bofors 40 mm
« Reply #5 on: May 01, 2020, 03:58:15 AM »
The conceptually similar and more common (I believe) Vickers 40mm Pom-pom:



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Re: Bofors 40 mm
« Reply #6 on: May 02, 2020, 03:45:59 AM »
The octuple was a standard fit for years.

http://navweaps.com/Weapons/WNBR_2pounder_m8.php
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