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YUGOSLAV LANDMINE, AP, RICOCHET, EXPANDING

Type:
AP Mine

Country of Origin:
Yugoslavia

Countries Found In (Suspected):
None found
Descriptions
Description:
This is a bounding type landmine. Principal components are casing, internal cylinder, detonators, and fuzes.

Method of Operation:
Required pressure forces internal cylinder down, releasing steel balls and allowing the striker to hit the percussion cap and ignite the propellant charge. The mine cylinder is propelled upward from 0.7 to 1.5 meters and then explodes in shrapnel dangerous to a radius of 100 meters and lethal at 25 meters.

Markings:
No data
Specifications
Width/Diameter (mm):
No data

Height/Length (mm):
No data

Weight (g):
No data

Explosive Weight (g):
No data

Minimum Metal:
No data

Component Materials:
No data

Case Materials:
Metal

Explosive:
UNKNOWN

Hazard:
Boobytrap
Ejection
Explosive (HE)
Frag
Images
Associated Evidence