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U.S. LANDMINE, AT, HE, M1, M1A1 & M4

Type

AV Mine

Country of Origin

United States

Countries Used In (Suspected)

Falklands/Malvinas

Descriptions
Description

The figure shows the appearance and dimensions of the landmines. The M1, M1A1, and M4 are high-explosive (HE) antitank (AT) landmines. The M1 and M1B1 are practice landmines. All these mines have manually armed, pressure-actuated fuzes. The practice mines have smoke charges incorporated into the fuze.

Method of Operation

No data

Markings

Tactical mines are painted olive drab (OD) with identifying markings stenciled in yellow on the top of the mine. Some older models have the base and a 19 mm (0.75 inch) band on the side painted yellow; the rest of the mine is painted olive drab. Practice mines are painted blue with identifying markings and the word PRACTICE stenciled in white on top of the mine.

Specifications
Width/Diameter (mm) 203
Height/Length (mm) 102
Weight (g) 4800
Explosive Weight (g) 2700
Minimum Metal No data
Component Materials

The mine body is steel, the pressure plate is sheet metal.

Case Materials

steel

Explosive

TNT

Hazard

Boobytrap
Cocked-Striker
Explosive (HE)
Frag

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Associated Evidence