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RM-2 rocket-assisted mine

Country of Origin: Russia


The RM-2 was a rocket-assisted submarine or ship-laid moored mine with influence sensors. When activated, the mine launched a stabilized solid-fuel rocket with both impact and influence fuzing. It could be deployed in waters up to 1,480 ft (450 m) deep.

This was a reliable and effective system with an attack that lasted only seconds. Other countries have reportedly had trouble producing similar mines.


Initial operational capability (IOC) 1963. Offered for export in February 1993...

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