Panssarimiina m/44


Panssarimiina m/44

The Panssarimiina m/44 is a Finnish anti-tank blast mine. It entered service in 1944 and was used during the Second World War and Continuation War. The mine used a wooden case, consisting of an upper box containing the main charge and a downward facing fuze, this was placed into a sturdy wooden tray, larger than the box. Enough pressure on the upper box resulting in the upper box collapsing into the lower tray triggering the detonator.

pecifications

* Height: 0.115 m
* Length: 0.31 m
* Weight: 8.5 kg
* Explosive content: 5 kg of TNT
* Operating pressure: 350 kg

ee Also

External links

* [http://www.jaegerplatoon.net/landmines3.htm Finnish anti-tank mines at Jaegerplatoon.net]


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