Bofors Automatic Cannon M/40, anti tank guns?

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  1. Lucky13

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    How would Bofors' contraption compare to others, in WWII?

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    They nicknamed her the Grasshopper, since she was rather a handful, when in automatic!

    Cartridge: 20x145R
    Caliber: 20mm
    Action: Recoil
    Rate of fire: 360 rpm
    Feed system: 28 rounds magazine
     
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    Who used that?
     
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    wow that magazine is a dirt trap and a stoppage waiting to happen !

    would not want to carry that around as part of the crew even if dissasembled !
     
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    I think that the Swedish Army used it, both as anti aircraft and anti tank....never seen this thing before....so, I know feck all about it! :lol:
     
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