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U.S. LANDMINE, APERS, HE, M2A3 & M2A4 GROUP

Type:
AP Mine

Country of Origin:
United States

Countries Found In (Suspected):
Laos
Cyprus
Rwanda
Western Sahara
Descriptions
Description:
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:
No data

Markings:
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.
Specifications
Width/Diameter (mm):
84

Height/Length (mm):
236

Weight (g):
2300

Explosive Weight (g):
198

Minimum Metal:
No data

Component Materials:
Each mine is steel.

Case Materials:
steel

Explosive:
TNT

Hazard:
Boobytrap
Cocked-Striker
Ejection
Explosive (HE)
Frag
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Associated Evidence