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an automatic double-barreled antiaircraft gun

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A mock-up of a Bofors gun would be put in golf-ball shaped buildings called dome trainers.
In minutes her soldiers were ashore and the Bofors guns went bouncing up the beach and out of sight.
BAE Land Systems that now owns the Swedish firm manufacturing the Bofors guns had tied up with Mahindra to bid for 1,580 howitzers of 155mm/52calibre.
India has been dependent on British artillery for decades, before we decided to import the Bofors guns, the acquisition of which was attacked by many motivated sources.
The technology to build these guns was transferred when India had purchased Bofors guns in the 1980s.
In 1990, when Canada had to hastily refit a small naval task force for service in the Persian Gulf, a number of Bofors guns destined for museums were hastily recalled and installed on our frigates and destroyers to increase their air defence capability.
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.
Once in a while a case like the Bofors guns scandal has shaken the nation, but the information came from outside and the ruling party did its best to hush it up.
The agreement facilitates the United Defense sale of the 40 mm Mk 3 and 57 mm Mk 3 Bofors guns for U.
They have really succeeded on a national level only once, that is, in 1989, when on the Bofors Guns issue, the entire opposition climaxed their parliamentary protest with all Lok Sabha members belonging to Opposition parties resigning their seats," Advani said in the latest post on his blog.
India has not procured artillery guns since the purchase of the Bofors guns in the mid- 1980s.
The crews on Esquimalt harbour's two Bofors guns stood briskly at the alert for some hours, but nothing developed.
On two previous occasions, the government had to abandon purchase of howitzers, of the kind made famous by the acquisition of Bofors guns in the 1980s.
India's main opposition Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party slams Congress-led federal government for asking the apex court to annul prosecution of Italian businessman Ottavio Quattrocchi, allegedly involved in the Bofors guns scam.
Some of the most powerful weapons in armory like the Bofors guns, T-27 Guns from the artillery and MiG-27, MiG-17 and Cheetah helicopters from the Air Force took part in the exercise.