The M2A3 & M2A4 are high-explosive (HE), bounding, fragmenting, antipersonnel (apers) landmines. Each modification has an inert counterpart which is externally identical except for painting and markings.
Method of Operation:
The service landmines typified by the M2 are olive drab with a black base flange and yellow markings. The service landmines typified by the M2A3 are olive drab with a yellow base and markings stenciled in black. The inert landmines are painted black with white markings.