Landmine identification

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  1. Gents,

    Is anyone able to identify this landmine recovered by Algerian Sy forces at In Amenas? This is a re-post from the Infantry forum. Grateful for any ideas/input.
     

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  2. CanteenCowboy

    CanteenCowboy LE Book Reviewer

    Having nothing to judge the scale I don't really know, but it looks big and is probably heavy.
     
  3. Drive over more like
     
  4. Signallers

    Signallers Book Reviewer

    orig_hot_fuzz_mine.jpg

    This guy springs to mind!
     
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  5. It's the non castoring back wheel off a NAFFI shopping trolly. You can tell it's NAFFI by the colour.
     
  6. Fang_Farrier

    Fang_Farrier LE Reviewer Book Reviewer

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  7. Is there any chance that the device could be of Belgian make?
     
  8. If that is a det behind the mine in the photo then it looks pretty small so probably a AP mine, still big enough to piss you off though.
     
  9. It's AP, not AT
     
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  10. Yep I'm going with Oyibo,
    Its a small topless spacecraft made from Belgian Chocolate.
    Its also called a "Party Mine" when it takes off everybody gets a bit.
     
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  11. ugly

    ugly LE Moderator

    Well it doesnt look Soviet, the old TMN46 looked welded like a lada!
     
  12. Thanks a million, I'm pursuing this tip via other means but looks convincing