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MIFF submunition

Country of Origin: Germany


The MIFF is an anti-armor minelet dispensed as a submunition from the former West German MW-1 weapon system and slowed by a parachute during deployment. The mine is a belly-attack munition with back-to-back Misznay Schardin shaped-charges.

If no target is detected within a preset time interval up to 40 days, self-destruction will occur. As a secondary killing effect, the mine uses 38 plate charges located around the periphery of the body.


Through 2011, Germany destroyed a total...

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