MAT.84-F5 mine

The MAT.84-F5 is a Chilean, plastic cased, minimum metal anti-tank blast mine. The mine has a small central pressure plate on the top of the case which is made from 3 mm thick, olive green, high-impact plastic. The mine is armed before it is laid by unscrewing a safety plug from the side of the mine. The mine is believed to be in service with the Chilean armed services.

Country Name Origin Year
Chile 1984
Country Name Operational Year Retirement Year
Chile View

Specifications

  • Diameter: 300 mm (approx)
  • Height: 120 mm (approx)
  • Weight: 10.3 kg
  • Explosive content: 9.3 kg of pentolite

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