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Noun1.Bren - a submachine gun operated by gas pressure; used by the British in World War II
submachine gun - machine gun that is a portable automatic firearm
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The board of directors are: Carol Patterson and Kathy Brens (2019); Jon Duerr and Susan Jump (2020); and Barb Arloff and Marilyn Schave (2021).
The committee chairs are: Toni DeCola, Coffee Czar; Ginger Krichbaum, Christmas Bell Ringing; Susan Jump, Roses; Kathy Brens and Mary Ann Tilton, Garage Sale; Jon Duerr, Peanuts; Kathy Brens, Youth Services; Toni DeCola, Bowl-athon; Marie Hammel, Community Services; Johan Bayer, Membership Orientation; Public Relations and Nancy French; Mary Ann Tilton, Kiwanis One Day.
Two years later in 1939, production had risen to 400 guns a week, and by June 1940 more than 30,000 Brens had been manufactured and issued.
Interarms also assembled a small quantity of caliber 7.62x51mm NATO Brens at its Manchester warehouse in Great Britain using mostly Ishapore components.
The Canadian Army calculated that it required 7,000 Brens and the Canadian government received approval to manufacture them in Canada.
The Canadian government had planned to purchase Brens back in 1936.
The sale fell short of the e1/42 million the ministry expected to make as not all the 7,400 Stens, Brens and Enfields, used by the Cypriot armed forces in the past, were sold.
A draw was also to be held for the Brens and Enfields so that a serial number corresponding to a weapon is given to each applicant to be used for acquiring a relevant permit from the police before receiving the gun.
Board of Directors: Carol Patterson, Kathy Brens 2019; Jon Duerr, Susan Jump 2020; Barb Arloff, Marilyn Schave 2021.
1 June 2010 - Swedish security services group Securitas AB (STO: SECU B) said today that it has bought 60% of Sri Lankan sector player Bren Security for an estimated enterprise value of SEK37m, thus setting a foothold in the country.
The guns for sale are Lee-Enfield rifles No4 (Martinis), Bren machineguns and Sten automatics.