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MD-500 influence mine

Country of Origin: Russia


The MD-500 was a bottom influence mine.


No longer in service.

The mine was introduced in the 1940s.


   Total                   1,100 lb (500 kg)
   Warhead                   660 lb (300 kg)

   Minimum depth            15 ft ( 5 m)
   Maximum depth           230 ft (70 m)

   Warhead                 trotyl conventional explosive

   Mod 1                   magnetic influence
   Mod 2                   acoustic influence

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