TYPE 59

Type: Fragmentation Anti-personnel mine

Country of Origin: CHINA

Diameter (mm): 60
Height (mm): 107
Weight (g): 1800
Explosive Weight (g): 75
Frag range (m): 50

Type of Explosive: TNT

Trigger Method:
Pressure activated. Mine is placed via the stake

Structure and Components:
The mine consists of a cast-iron fragmenting body with five rows of serration (50 total) containing a 75 gram cylindrical explosive charge. The case is made of cast steel.

Countries used in:
BANGLADESH
CAMBODIA
CHINA
MOZAMBIQUE
THAILAND
VENEZUELA

No neutralization, disarming or demolition data available.

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