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Valmara-69 anti-personnel mine

Country of Origin: Italy


The Valmara-69 is a cylindrical anti-personnel mine produced in Italy and widely exported. The top of the squat, canister-shaped main container has a small dome with five fuze-prongs.

On activation, the mine leaps almost one meter into the air, exploding into thousands of fragments. The mine can be activated by trip-wire or direct pressure.

It requires as little as 13.2 lb (6 kg) of direct pressure to activate. The Valmara-69 has a killing zone with a 27-yd (25-m) radius and an...

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