Andy Smith
MIne-action specialist
 

Mined area Indicators – Other common ordnance

 

 

Sheet 50  Other common ordnance

There are so many kinds of ordnance in Angola that very few can be shown in this training resource. The picture shows a few examples of grenades, rockets and projectiles that are commonly found.

A – A projectile with its fins extended and closed. Its fuze is underneath.

B – A wire guided, rail launched “Sagger” anti-tank missile.

C – An RPG-7G Rocket Propelled Grenade.

D – An RPG-7M Rocket Propelled Grenade.

E – A BK811 series recoilless, anti-tank projectile.

F – An F-1 fragmentation hand-grenade.

G – An old and a new PG-7 fuze/detonator. These are as dangerous as other detonators.

H – An “INERGA” anti-tank rifle grenade.

I – A M60P1 anti-personnel rifle grenade with its launching cartridge and container behind it.

J – An M32ZA anti-tank rifle grenade (fragmentation).

K – A No.65 anti-personnel rifle grenade

L – An M60 anti-tank rifle grenade.

M – A hand grenade used in a rifle mode.

N – An RGD-5 hand-grenade.

O – Old rifle ammunition. Originally painted green, the bullets have corroded.

P – heavy machine-gun ammunition.

Q – A modern fragmentation hand-grenade with the fuze and detonator separated from the grenade’s plastic body.

 

 

Mined area
warning signs

 

Areas without
signs

 

Informal
warning
signs

 

Roads in
rural areas

 

 

Improvised devices
on roads

 

Surveyor's stick
scene

 

Fighter plane
scenario

 

Abandoned
grazing land

 

Tank
Scene

 

 

Washout
Scene

 

Embankment
Scene

 

Destroyed
train

 

Abandoned
building

 

Transporter
Scene

 

Angola bush
Scene

 

Power-line
Scene

 

Burnt-off
area

 

Trench
Scene

 

 

Angola
bush 2

 

OZM
Scene

 

Small
fuzes

 

 

How mines
age

 

Other common
AP mines

 

Other common
ordnance

 

Other common
indicators

 

Ammunition
dump

 

Mine
injuries

 

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