Cardoen AT mine

The Cardoen AT mine is a circular steel cased Chilean anti-tank blast mine that was produced by Industrias Cardoen SA. The mine is conventional in design with a central pressure plate held between three flexible tabs, underneath the pressure plate is a simple mechanical detonator. The mine has a secondary fuze well for the fitting of anti-handling devices. The mine was in service with the Chilean armed services, but is now obsolete.

Country Name Origin Year
Chile 1950
Country Name Operational Year Retirement Year
Chile View

Specifications

  • Diameter: 380 mm
  • Height: 150 mm
  • Weight: 14 kg
  • Explosive content: 9.5 kg of Pentolite with Mexal 1500

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