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Can a human trigger an anti-tank mine?

Anti-tank mines are very similar to their anti-personnel cousins, but are much larger. These mines are pressure activated, but are typically designed so that the footstep of a person won’t detonate them.

Are anti-tank mines legal?

Anti-personnel landmines are prohibited under the Convention on the Prohibition of the Use, Stockpiling, Production and Transfer of Anti-Personnel Mines and on Their Destruction (or Mine Ban Convention), adopted in 1997. More than 150 countries have joined this treaty.

Can a car set off an anti-tank mine?

Because of its rather high operating pressure, a vehicle would need to pass directly over top of the mine to set it off. Shaped charge devices like the Hohl-Sprung mine 4672 were also developed by Germany later in the war, although these did not see widespread use.

How much does an anti-tank mine cost?

An anti-personnel mine can cost as little as 50 cents, while the anti-tank mines cost $30-$40 and can destroy a small car or disable an armored vehicle.

Can you escape a mine?

You cannot outrun a mine, particularly a bounding mine that uses a primary charge to lift the mine out of the ground, before detonating a secondary charge that scatters metal balls or shrapnel in all directions. These pieces can be expected to travel faster than a rifle round and may go in any direction.

Do you have to step off a landmine?

There is a common misperception that a landmine is armed by stepping on it and only triggered by stepping off, providing tension in movies. In fact the initial pressure trigger will detonate the mine, as they are designed to kill or maim, not to make someone stand very still until it can be disarmed.

Can you still unlock the Lunge Mine?

The Lunge Mine is a gadget introduced into Battlefield V in the sixth chapter of Tides of War, Into The Jungle. It is unlocked by obtaining Chapter Rank 5 and is available for the Assault and Support kits. Only one can be carried at any time.

Did the Lunge Mine work?

The Shitotsubakurai lunge mine was a suicidal anti-tank weapon developed and used by the Empire of Japan during the Second World War. It used a HEAT type charge. This weapon was used by the CQC units of the Imperial Japanese Army….

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