PPM-2 is a plastic-cased, pressure operated, anti-personnel
blast mine made in the former East Germany. It has been found
in Angola,Cambodia, Chad, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Lebanon, Mozambique,
Namibia and Somalia. This plastic mine is usually black.
Main charge: 110g TNT
Fuze: the mine has a piezo-electric initiation mechanism and
(removable) foil detection ring under the pressure plate may
make detection by metal-detector easier.
Chinese copy may include an anti-handling mechanism.