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M-AG contact mine

Country of Origin: Russia


This was a moored, medium contact mine, similar to the MKB mine. The main difference between the MKB and the M-AG was the M-AG's antenna firing mechanism and deeper operation. It could be used with or without horns. Case-depth settings were from 8-146 ft (2.4-44 m). Minimum distance between mines was 115 ft (35 m).


No longer in service.

Due to the unreliability of antenna mines compared to influence mines, M-AG mines were removed from Russian navy service. No other user nation for...

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