Northern Fortress - Coastal Artillery

105 mm m/50 coastal turret cannon

105 mm m/50 coastal turret cannon - Coastal Artillery, Arholma battery next photo - 85 kb

10.5 cm tornautomatpjäs m/50 is an automatic 105 mm coastal gun of 1950 model. In 1950 6 pcs. of such type guns for 3 coastal batteries was ordered to Bofors company. Guns are housed in separate units, each with its own control and command post, radar, range finder, etc. so it can operate completely independently. In this battery guns units are on two different islands for greater survivability (these are Arholma and Ovanskär islands).

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