Bofors L/60 Mark 3 (40 mm)

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Description

Write an introduction to the article in 2-3 small paragraphs. Briefly tell us about the history of the development and combat using the weaponry and also about its features. Compile a list of air, ground, or naval vehicles that feature this weapon system in the game.

Vehicles equipped with this weapon

Vehicles equipped with this weapon
Motor gun boat  Dark class (FPB 1101) · Asheville (PGM-84) · Elco 77 ft PT-59 · 80 ft Nasty · PGH-2
Motor torpedo boat  Brave class (P1011) · Dark class (FPB 1102) · Elco 80 ft PT-314 · Elco 80 ft PT-565 · Higgins 78 ft PT-200 · 89 ft PT-810
Sub-chaser  110 ft SC-497
Destroyer  Battle (D14)

General info

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Available shells

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Comparison with analogues

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Usage in battles

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Pros and cons

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Pros:

Cons:

History

Examine the history of the creation and combat usage of this weapon. If the historical reference turns out to be too big, take it to a separate article, taking a link to an article about the vehicle and adding a block "/ History" (example: https://wiki.warthunder.com/(weapon-name)/History) and add a link to it here using the main template. Be sure to reference text and sources by using <ref>, as well as adding them at the end of the article.

Media

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See also

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  • reference to the article about the variant of the cannon/machine gun;
  • references to approximate analogues by other nations and research trees.

External links

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  • topic on the official game forum;
  • encyclopedia page on the weapon;
  • other literature.


USA naval cannons
20 mm  Oerlikon Mk.II · Oerlikon Mark 24
28 mm  1,1 inch/75 Mk.1
37 mm  AN-M4
40 mm  Bofors L/60 Mark 1 · Bofors L/60 Mark 2 · Bofors L/60 Mark 3
76 mm  3 inch/23 Mk.4 · 3-inch Mark 10 · 3-inch Mk.34
102 mm  4 inch/50 Mk.9
127 mm  5 inch/25 Mk.13 AA · 5 inch/38 Mk.12
152 mm  6 inch/47 Mk.16 · 6 inch/53 Mk.12
203 mm  8 inch/55 Mark 14

Britain naval cannons
20 mm  Oerlikon Mk.II · Oerlikon Mark V · Oerlikon Mark 24
40 mm  2pdr Rolls Royce · 2pdr QF Mk.IIc · 2pdr QF Mk.VIII · Bofors L/60 Mark 2 · QF Mark V · QF Mark VII (40 mm) · QF STAAG Mark II
47 mm  3 pdr QF Hotchkiss
57 mm  6pdr 7cwt QF Mk IIA
76 mm  OQF 3in 20cwt · 3 inch naval AA Mk.V · 3 inch/70 Mark 6
102 mm  BL Mark IX · 4 in QF Mark V · 4 inch/45 Mark XVI
114 mm  8cwt QF Mk I · 4,5 inch/45 QF Mark IV · 4,5 inch/45 QF Mark V
120 mm  4,7 inch/45 Mk.XII
133 mm  5,25 inch/50 QF Mark I
152 mm  6 inch/45 BL Mark XII · 6 inch/50 BL Mark XXIII · 6 inch/50 QF Mark N5
190 mm  7,5 inch/45 BL Mk.VI