MOBILE 40 MM  

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The 40 mm (1.57 inch) Mk M/36 LvFa M/50 mobile anti-aircraft gun is a single-barrelled, manually operated short-range gun. It was designed by the Swedish A/B BOFORS in the years before 1936 and was manufactured under licence in the U.S.A. The gun-carriage was designed in the U.S.A. before 1943 and was also manufactured there. The gun was delivered to Denmark by the U.S.A. in the framework of the “Mutual Defence Assistance Program MDAP”, in order to improve its short-range anti-aircraft defences. The gun could fire 120 rounds per minute with a muzzle-velocity of 850 m/sec. and a range of 4.300 meters. The ammunition, which weighed 2.032 kg per round, came in clips of four. A full clip weighed 10 kg.


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