MKTBT mine

The MKTBT is a large circular bakelite cased Albanian anti-tank blast mine. The mine uses a mechanical pressure fuze, copied from the Russian MV-5. The mine has relatively low metal content, including a metal carrying handle and fixing brackets, as well as six screws in the top of the mine. The mine is normally colored red-brown.

The mine is found in small numbers in Kosovo and may be present in Albania.

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


  • Diameter: 375 mm (approx)
  • Height: 140 mm (approx)
  • Weight: 15 kg
  • Explosive content: 12 kg of TNT

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