TM57 is a metal cased AT blast mine that can be laid by hand
or machine and was made in the former Soviet Union. It is known
to have been used in Afghanistan, Angola, Azerbaijan, Cambodia,
Chad, Chechnya, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Iraq, Korea, Kuwait,
Lebanon, Mozambique, Namibia, Nicaragua, Rwanda, Somalia, Sudan,
Vietnam, Western Sahara, Zambia and Zimbabwe. The mine is usually
olive green with black stencilled lettering.
Main charge: 6.34 kg of TNT, TGA or MS.
mine can be used with a pressure or a tilt-rod fuze. The pressure
fuze is the MVZ-57 with integral detonator. The tilt-rod fuze
is the MVSh-57 with an MD-10 detonator. There is an auxiliary
fuze well in the side of the mine which could be used for an