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The Lahti L-39 is a Finnish 20 mm anti-tank rifle used during the Second World War. [1]

32 relations: Aimo Lahti, Anti-aircraft warfare, Anti-tank rifle, Armored car (military), Cocking handle, Continuation War, Counter-sniper tactics, Destructive device, Elephant gun, Embrasure, Finland, Gas-operated reloading, Iron sights, Kliment Voroshilov tank, Landsverk L180, L181 and L182, Machine gun, Muzzle brake, National Firearms Act, Patria (company), Petaluma, California, Rate of fire, Recoil pad, Richard A. Penry, Semi-automatic firearm, Semi-automatic rifle, T-34, Valtion Kivääritehdas, Winter War, World War II, .50 BMG, 20 mm caliber, 20×138mmB.

Aimo Lahti

Aimo Johannes Lahti (April 28, 1896 – April 19, 1970)Kärävä, Simo (2002), Veteraanien perintö Ry.

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Anti-aircraft warfare

Anti-aircraft warfare or counter-air defence is defined by NATO as "all measures designed to nullify or reduce the effectiveness of hostile air action."AAP-6 They include ground-and air-based weapon systems, associated sensor systems, command and control arrangements and passive measures (e.g. barrage balloons).

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Anti-tank rifle

An anti-tank rifle is a rifle designed to penetrate the armor of vehicles, particularly tanks.

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Armored car (military)

A military armored (or armoured) car is a lightweight wheeled armored fighting vehicle, historically employed for reconnaissance, internal security, armed escort, and other subordinate battlefield tasks.

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Cocking handle

The cocking handle, also known as charging handle or bolt handle, is a device on a firearm which, when operated, results in the hammer or striker being cocked or moved to the ready position.

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Continuation War

The Continuation War was a conflict fought by Finland and Nazi Germany, as co-belligerents, against the Soviet Union (USSR) from 1941 to 1944, during World War II.

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Counter-sniper tactics

The occurrence of sniper warfare has led to the evolution of counter-sniper tactics.

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Destructive device

In the United States, a destructive device is a type of firearm or explosive device regulated by the National Firearms Act of 1934, revised by the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 and Gun Control Act of 1968.

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Elephant gun

An elephant gun is a large caliber gun, rifled or smoothbore, originally developed for use by big-game hunters for elephant and other big game.

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In military architecture, an embrasure is the opening in a crenellation or battlement between the two raised solid portions or merlons, sometimes called a crenel or crenelle.

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Finland (Suomi; Finland), officially the Republic of Finland is a country in Northern Europe bordering the Baltic Sea, Gulf of Bothnia, and Gulf of Finland, between Norway to the north, Sweden to the northwest, and Russia to the east.

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Gas-operated reloading

Gas-operation is a system of operation used to provide energy to operate autoloading firearms.

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Iron sights

Iron sights are a system of shaped alignment markers (usually metal) used as a sighting device to assist in the aiming of a device such as a firearm, crossbow, or telescope, and exclude the use of optics as in reflector (reflex) sights, holographic sights, and telescopic sights.

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Kliment Voroshilov tank

The Kliment Voroshilov (KV) tanks were a series of Soviet heavy tanks named after the Soviet defence commissar and politician Kliment Voroshilov and used by the Red Army during World War II.

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Landsverk L180, L181 and L182

The Landsverk L-180, L-181 and L-182 are a family of armored cars developed by the Swedish company AB Landsverk during the interwar years.

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Machine gun

A machine gun is a fully automatic mounted or portable firearm designed to fire bullets in rapid succession from an ammunition belt or magazine, typically at a rate of 300 rounds per minute or higher.

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Muzzle brake

A muzzle brake or recoil compensator is a device connected to the muzzle of a firearm or cannon that redirects propellant gases to counter recoil and unwanted rising of the barrel.

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National Firearms Act

The National Firearms Act (NFA), 73rd Congress, Sess.

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Patria (company)

Patria Plc (Patria Oyj, Patria Abp) is a Finnish provider of defence, security and aviation life-cycle support services and technology solutions.

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Petaluma, California

Petaluma is a city in Sonoma County, California, part of the North Bay sub-region of the San Francisco Bay Area, located north of San Francisco.

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Rate of fire

Rate of fire is the frequency at which a specific weapon can fire or launch its projectiles.

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Recoil pad

A recoil pad is a piece of rubber, foam, leather, or other soft material usually attached to the buttstock of a rifle or shotgun.

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Richard A. Penry

Richard Allen Penry (November 18, 1948 – May 9, 1994) was a United States Army soldier and a recipient of the United States military's highest decoration—the Medal of Honor—for his actions in the Vietnam War.

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Semi-automatic firearm

A semi-automatic firearm, or self-loading firearm, is one that not only fires a bullet each time the trigger is pulled, but also performs all steps necessary to prepare it to discharge again—assuming cartridges remain in the firearm's feed device.

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Semi-automatic rifle

A semi-automatic rifle, also known as a self-loading rifle ('SLR') or auto-loading rifle, is a self-loading rifle that fires a single round each time the trigger is pulled.

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The T-34 is a Soviet medium tank that had a profound and lasting effect on the field of tank design.

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Valtion Kivääritehdas

Valtion Kivääritehdas (VKT), State Rifle Factory in English, was a Finnish state-owned firearms manufacturer that existed independently in the Tourula district of Jyväskylä 1926-1946.

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Winter War

The Winter War was a military conflict between the Soviet Union (USSR) and Finland.

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World War II

World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.

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.50 BMG

The.50 Browning Machine Gun (.50 BMG, 12.7×99mm NATO and designated as the 50 Browning by the C.I.P.) is a cartridge developed for the Browning.50 caliber machine gun in the late 1910s.

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20 mm caliber

The 20 mm caliber is a specific size of cannon or autocannon ammunition.

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The 20×138mmB cartridge or Long Solothurn was a type of ammunition used mainly for anti-aircraft and anti-tank weapons during World War II.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lahti_L-39

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