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Tánjér Akna

This mine has a cylindrical cardboard case with plywood top and bottom.
The case holds a thick, paper wrapped shaped charge.
A waterproof camouflage pattern canvas cover encases the entire mine.
A central fuze well is located in the bottom of the mine.
The fuze is of the mechanical pressure type which can be adjusted to operate at varying pressures.
A special "L" shaped angle iron may be used with the mine.
In this case when a tank runs over the upright leg of the "L", the mine is slammed up and detonates on the belly of the tank.

Height: 142mm
Diameter: 320mm
Weight: 5.6kilo.
Filling: 4,6kilo TNT or PETN/TNT
Operating force: 500-600kilo