MINE ANTI-TANK 4D ND (BAR)
ROLE:
Mine Anti Tank is employed for immobilizing tanks, other types of tracked vehicles and also the wheeled vehicles.
FUNCTION:
The assembly of the mine consists of the following components;

a)

Body Mine

b)

Sensing element

c)

Pressure Pad Cover and pressure pad assembly

d)

Fuze Mine A/T 4A ND

e)

Fuze anti removal

The filled mine is assembled with the above components. When a tank tracks or a vehicle wheel passes over a mine, it fulfils the condition required to detonate the fuze. The weight of the vehicle bearing down on the pressure pad, compresses the pads and sensing element to produce a surge of liquid pressure on the diaphragm of the element which in turn press the plunger of the striker downwards and thus functions the fuze which subsequently detonates the mine.
 
CHARACTERISTICS:

Overall Length of mine

1210 mm

Overall Height of mine

87 mm

Overall width of mine

110 mm

Weight of filled mine with fuze

9.5 Kgs

Weight of H.E. filling (RDX/TNT: 55/45)

7.2 kgs

Compatible Fuze

Fuze mine A/T 4A ND
  • The mine is non-detectable being made of plastic and is also waterproof
  • The mine has been designed primarily for mechanical laying. It can also be laid         manually
  • Provision is made for assembly of Fuze Anti Removal
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    QUALITY :
    The mines are filled and assembled under strict quality control. The performance of every lot of mine, fuze mine and fuze anti removal are ensured by separately proving as per respective proof schedules.

    SAFETY :
    To ensure safety the Fuze Mine A/T 4A ND and Fuze Anti Removal are not assembled with Mine during packing. At the time of laying the mine, the adapter transit is replaced by Fuze Mine A/T 4A ND with the help of "Key Ammunition". A number of mechanical safety devices have been incorporated in the Fuze to ensure safe handling and transportation.

    PACKING :
    Four Mines A/T 4 ND, four Fuze Mine A/T 4A ND, one Fuze Anti Removal and one Key Ammunition are packed in one wooden box. Fuze Mine and Fuze Anti Removal are in packed in plywood and plastic box respectively and then placed in the wooden box along with the four Mines.
     
    STOWAGE DIMENSION :

    Steel box size

    1280 mm x 308 mm x 238 mm

    Gross weight

    59.0 kgs (Approx)

     
    HAZARD CLASSIFICATION :

    Compatibility group

    D

    Hazard Division

    1.1

    Fire fighting

    1

    Contact :

    Marketing & Export Division
    Ordnance Factory Board
    Ayudh Bhawan
    Government of India
    Ministry of Defence
    10A, S. K. Bose Road, Kolkata – 700 001, India.

    Tel: 0091-33-2248 9027 / 2248 2103 / 2248 5077-80
    Fax : 0091-33-2248 1748/2210 8235
    Mail : oofbtrade@dataone.in
    www.ofb.gov.in