PMA Series Mines


General Info

  • Main variants-PMA1, PMA-2, PMA-3
  • Mine can be placed on wet terrain and in rainy weather conditions and remain active for at least a week.


  • Type: Antipersonnel, Minimum metal, Blast mine
  • Manufacturer: Former Yugoslavia
  • Length: 140mm
  • Width: 70mm
  • Height: 30mm
  • Weight: 250g
  • Explosive: 200g TNT
  • Range: 20m
  • Composition: mine body is polystyrene plastic
  • Operating pressure: 3-15 kg1

Internal Workings
The mine consists of a plastic box with a hinged lid, a crush-activated fuze, a 200 g block of TNT and a brass safety pin. Pressure on the hinged lid crushes the end of the fuze to create a flash, which initiates the detonator and main charge. The detonator and fuze are inserted into one end of the TNT block, which is then placed in the base of the box. Once the arming pin has been removed, the hinged lid rests on the end of the fuze.

Diagram of PMA1 mine
Section Diagram


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