Panssarimiina m/44

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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.

Specifications[edit]

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

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