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Bofors 40 mm gun

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  1. a famous anti-aircraft autocannon designed by the Swedish firm of Bofors

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  2. By the end of World War II, jet aircraft had so increased the speed of attack that the Bofors simply could not get enough rounds into the air to counter the aircraft before it had already flown out of range

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  3. one of the most popular medium-weight anti-aircraft systems during World War II, used by most of the western Allies as well as various other forces

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  4. often referred to simply as the Bofors gun

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  5. The Swedish Navy purchased a number of 2 pounder Pom-Poms from Vickers as anti-aircraft guns in 1922

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