Bofors gun

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an automatic double-barreled antiaircraft gun

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During the war in 1944, anti-aircraft units were taught how to fire Bofors guns using similar methods to today's video games - only everything was life-size.
Trials for the Indian version of the Bofors gun have been carried out.
Later on his reputation was badly tarnished by allegations of corruption regarding the infamous Bofors gun scandal in which some opposition members dragged his name into the mud although nothing substantial was ever proved against him.
Expressing delight over the final exoneration of Amitabh Bachchan's name in the Bofors Gun case, his wife and Samajwadi Party lawmaker Jaya Bachchan on Wednesday said the truth had finally come out in the open.
Its Bollywood remake Mein Azaad Hoon came amid the Bofors gun campaign against Rajiv Gandhi in the late 1980s.
By then, however, the Swedish-made 40mm Bofors gun was widely available, and its big-bursting shells rendered the smaller Oerlikons expendable.
Every night, sleeping fitfully in the lobby with Rags, as the terrible racket went on overhead: the whistling, the crump, then the explosion; the ack-ack guns in the local park, and the distinctive sound of the Bofors gun, like a book being slammed shut.
Ruby, who was 21, proved adept at the most highly skilled job in the Royal Ordnance Factory in Newport, South Wales ( that of cutting the screw on the breech ring for a Bofors gun.
It was the liberated mood in the cinema industry that gave him his best openings in the 60s with Georgy Girl, starring James Mason, Alan Bates and Lynn Redgrave, and the Bofors Gun, a harrowing and claustrophobic examination of conflict in the British Army in post-war Germany, starring Nicol Williamson, Ian Holm and David Warner.
In addition there was a Bofors gun which used to run up and down the railway line in Hillfields.
Mind you, it could be a rough flight in to York as they pass over Messrs Hills and Drowne on the ack-ack battery and Kim Tinkler blazing away on the Bofors gun.
Bofors designed a cupola to shield the Visby's Bofors gun.
The actor's blog post began as a response to a Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) notice sent to him for alleged "illegal construction" on his property and went on to discuss his experiences after he was named in the Panama Papers, another ICIJ investigation, and the Bofors gun pay-off scandal.
Earlier in the day, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) asserted that they will probe the "facts and circumstances" of the Rs 64 crore Bofors gun pay-off scandal mentioned by private detective Michael Hershmam in television interview.