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PMA-3 anti-personnel mine

Country of Origin: Bosnia-Herzegovina, Croatia, Serbia


The PMA-3 is a small antipersonnel land mine with a flat cylindrical body. It is detonated by a base-mounted UPMAH-3 chemical action pressure fuze. The PMA-3 is activated when pressure plates are rotated within the mine's lower assembly where the PMA-3's UPMAH-3 fuze is located.

The PMA-3 consists of two plates, one fixed and carrying the fuze and the other pivoting about the fuze and containing the main 35 g charge of pressed tetryl.

For transport, the PMA-3 is carried with the...

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