Bofors gun


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an automatic double-barreled antiaircraft gun

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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.
The army has been waiting for induction of a new artillery gun since 1980s after the Bofors gun scandal.
A mock-up of a Bofors gun would be put in golf-ball shaped buildings called dome trainers.
However, the unconventional officer, who was instrumental in bringing forward Swiss documents relating to the Bofors gun scandal in India, remains hopeful.
Some progress has been made on the development of an indigenous version of the Bofors gun, which is being developed at the gun carriage factory in Jabalpur.
So prevalent was the presence of this 40mm anti-aircraft gun on all major battlefields, in all theatres of combat, that it is often simply referred to as "the Bofors gun.
The Bofors gun scam and the fodder scam by Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader and former federal railway minister were of lesser kind.
His many film credits include Smashing Time, Till Death Us Do Part, The Bofors Gun, The Virgin Soldiers, Adolf Hitler: My Part in His Downfall, and Carry On At Your Convenience.
His numerous feature film screenplays include The Bofors Gun, The Reckoning and Billion Dollar Brain with Michael Caine.
In a statement issued in London in October, the brothers said any payments they received 'had no connection with the Bofors gun deal and no payments were made to any public servant or politicians.
The adapted Hercules cargo planes carry a crew of 14, including five gunners, a 40mm Bofors gun, two 20mm Gatling guns and a 105mm howitzer.