M969
Anti-personnel blast mine
 

 

 

The M969 is a Portuguese copy of the Belgian NR-409 plastic cased AP blast mine. The mine has been found in Angola, Mozambique, Namibia and Zimbabwe. The mine is usually a deep green or brown colour with a large plastic arming cap that may be clear or black.

Height: 28mm
Diameter: 82mm
Explosive charge: 80g TNT or Composition B

A relatively small metal content can make this mine hard to detect with a metal-detector.

 

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