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40-mm L/70

Country of Origin: Sweden


The Swedish 40-mm L/70 anti-aircraft gun is the successor to the 40-mm L/60, which was mass-produced for Allied forces in World War II. The two guns resemble each other but the L/70 has a higher rate of fire, higher muzzle velocity, faster elevation and traverse, as well as more sophisticated fire control.

The mount is fitted in on a two-axle platform that has stabilizers at the front and rear and outriggers that swing out to the side. Type A mounts are powered by an external...

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