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Bofor Canon by Colin Wiencek

A 40mm Bofor Canon, usually used in ground artillery, is fired pointing down from the inside of a AC-130 Spectre gunship.  These ships dubbed "Puff the Magic Dragon," have been used in combat since the 1960's to rein non-discriminatory   chaos down from the sky.  They cost a whopping $160 million.

Bofor Canon by Colin Wiencek

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Posted on May 17, 2010
A 40mm Bofor Canon, usually used in ground artillery, is fired pointing down from the inside of a AC-130 Spectre gunship. These ships dubbed "Puff the Magic Dragon," have been used in combat since the 1960's to rein non-discriminatory chaos down from the sky. They cost a whopping $160 million.

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