Mobile Land Mine

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The Mobile Land Mine (originally named Beetle) was a British World War 2 remote controlled tracked explosive device.[1] It was wire guided and powered by two electric motors.[1]

The Mobile Land Mine was designed by Metropolitan-Vickers 1940.[1] Among other trials a Mobile Land Mine was waterproofed and equipped with floats allowing it to be used against landing craft.[1]

The design was not a success and only 50 were built.[1]

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  1. ^ a b c d e Foss, Christopher F; McKenzie, Peter (1988). The Vickers Tanks From landships to Challenger. Patrick Stephens Limited. pp. 130–131. ISBN 1-85260-141-8. 
  • The Royal Armoured Corps Journal. 10-11: 69. 1956.  Missing or empty |title= (help)