40MM BOFORS


THESE ARE PITURES AND OFFICIAL TRAINING MANUAL PICTURES AND SPECIFICATIONS FOR THE 40MM BOFORS ANTI-AIRCRAFT WEAPON KNOWN AFFECTIONATELY TO THE MEN WHO MANNED HER AS
"THE LITTLE GIANT"

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40MM BOFORS
PICTURE COURTESY OF ROBERTSARMORY.COM
 
THE LITTLE GIANT
COPY CORTESY OF LYNDA ARDIS AND THE U.S.ARMY
 
40MM BOFORS TECH MANUAL PIC
COPY COURTESY OF LYNDA ARDIS AND THE U.S.ARMY
 
STIFF KEY STICK
STIFF KEY STICK ON THE 40MM BOFORS GUN

COURTESY OF THE NATIONAL ARCHIEVES
 
40MM BOFORS SPECIFICATIONS
COPY COURTESY OF LYNDA ARDIS AND THE U.S. ARMY
 
A 40MM WITH CREW
IT TOOK 9 MEN TO OPERATE THE BOFORS
(SEE GUN CREW PAGE HERE ON THE SITE)
 
AIR DEFENSE
THIS IS A PICTURE OF AN AIR DEFENSE POSITION SOME WHERE IN TUNISIA IN FEB.43
 
GUNNERY PRACTICE
BOFORS CREW HAVING GUNNERY PRACTICE THEY ARE TRACKING THIS AMERICAN PLANE USING THE DIRECTOR
 
THE 40 SETUP IN FIRING POSITION
THIS IS THE WAY THE BOFORS WOULD BE SETUP IN THE HOLE THEY HAD TO DIG FOR IT
 
THE BOFOS READY FOR TRANSPORT

 
THE BOFORS TODAY
TriAD Air Defence Turret

 
THE BOFORS TODAY VEHICLE VERS.
An autonomous, armoured, air defence turret.
TriAD turret has been tested on a MOWAG 10x10 chassis during 1998.