M/71 mine

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.

Country Name Origin Year
Egypt 1971
Country Name Operational Year Retirement Year
Egypt View


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

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