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Manta bottom-influence mine

Country of Origin: Italy


The Manta shallow-water mine is designed to be laid by naval vessels, helicopters or divers. It has a conical shape to prevent movement due to currents and avoid detection. The mine will operate for 17 months after being laid and has a shelf life of 30 years.

The multi-influence mine is designed to be effective against landing craft and small- to medium-tonnage vessels.

The Manta's casing is made of plastic to reduce its signature. It is also designed to be covered with sand...

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