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Mao series of naval mines

Country of Origin: China


The Mao series of naval mines began as Chinese variants of Soviet moored contact mines.

Mao-1 large moored mines, equipped with contact fuzes, entered production in 1962 after being evaluated by the Chinese navy.

The Mao-2 is a medium moored mine, with a contact fuze, based on the Soviet KSM mine. It is carried by surface vessels and designed to block enemy ports and sea routes. It entered production in 1965.

The Mao-3 is a large moored mine that is equipped with contact wires so...

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