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FRENCH LANDMINE, ANTITANK, MI AC ARGES

Type:
AV Mine

Country of Origin:
France

Countries Found In (Suspected):
None found
Descriptions
Description:
The MI AC PED ARGES is a side-attack mine under development by France, Germany, and the UK. This mine is essentially a tandem warhead rocket mounted on a tripod attached to an IR sensor package. When a valid target passes into the field of view of the sensor, the rocket is fired, destroying the target.

Method of Operation:
No data

Markings:
The mine is painted OD green.
Specifications
Width/Diameter (mm):
No data

Height/Length (mm):
No data

Weight (g):
14000

Explosive Weight (g):
No data

Minimum Metal:
No data

Component Materials:
The case is metal or plastic.

Case Materials:
Plastic & Metal

Explosive:
UNKNOWN

Hazard:
Boobytrap
Explosive (HE)
Frag
Infrared
Jet (HEAT or Shaped Charge)
Images
Associated Evidence