40-mm Bofors Anti Aircraft Gun

Bofors gun with a British gun carriage Mk 2

British Bofors in France

US troops with a 4x40mm Bofors gun in 1943

German 40mm Bofors gun

North Africa

British 40-mm gun in Syria 1941

Swedish 40mm

Swedish troops in Finland


Calibre - 40mm

Barrel length - 2250mm

Battle station weight - 2460kg

Traverse - 360

Elevation - -5 to +90

Muzzle velocity - 854m/sec

Max range - 7200m

Rate of fire - 120 rpm

Shell weight - 0,89kg

Manufacturer - AB Bofors

Used by almost all combatant in WW2 and made under license on many countries.