M/71 mine

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The M/71 is a large Egyptian metal-cased anti-tank blast mine based on the Russian TM-46 landmine. It is found in Egypt and Somalia. The mine is normally painted sand colored. The fuse is susceptible to overpressure and the mine is easily detectable.


  • Weight: 9.8 kg
  • Explosive content: 6.25 kg of TNT
  • Diameter: 315 mm
  • Height: 100 mm
  • Operating pressure: 150 to 300 kg


  • Jane's Mines and Mine Clearance 2005-2006