Excercice Antitank mine

Practice version of the French HPD F1.
It contained a replaceable smoke charge which auto-destructs after 24h.
Red smoke was emitted for 30seconds.

Height : 103mm
Length : 280mm
Width : 187mm

This Practice version was completely made of aluminium.

Photos © Gilles.

The photos right and below show a second model made of hard plastic.

Photos © Gilles.

The photo above shows where two steel bars were fitted to make the mine in the same weight as the live version.
Length : 127mm
Diameter : 48mm
Weight : 1790 gram EACH. -solid steel