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12 cm akan M/50
12 cm akan M50
Twin turret om Swedish Destroyer HMS Småland 2010.
Type Naval gun
Place of origin Sweden
Service history
In service 1952 - 1985
Used by Naval Ensign of Sweden.svg Swedish Navy
Flag of the Netherlands.svg Royal Netherlands Navy
Naval Ensign of Colombia.svg Colombian Navy
Flag of Peru (state).svg Peruvian Navy
Production history
Designer Bofors
Manufacturer Bofors
Number built 54
Barrel length 8.05 metres (317 in)

Shell 23,5 kg
Caliber 120 millimetres (4.7 in)
Elevation max +80°
Rate of fire 40/min
Muzzle velocity 850 m/s

The Bofors 120 automatic mm gun was a naval gun. It was initially used aboard Halland class destroyers and Colombian Navy 7 de Agosto (D-06) and 20 de Junio (D-05). The guns also were used on the Dutch Holland and Friesland class destroyers.


  • Borgenstam Insulander Kaudern; "Jagare". Karlskona 1989. CB Marinlitteratur. id=ISBN 91-970700-41

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