Accession Number : ADA307824

Title :   Land Mines.

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY WASHINGTON DC

PDF Url : ADA307824

Report Date : 1964

Pagination or Media Count : 127

Abstract : This manual provides technical information on the identification, care, handling, and use of land mines in Federal supply classification (FSC) 1345 and their components. It also provides general technical information on items from other FSC classes which are used with these land mines. Chapter (1) outlines the manual and provides general information on the types of mines, complete rounds, explosive trains, classification, identification, care, handling and preservation, storage, packing and marking for shipment, and transportation. Chapter (2) contains physical descriptions, data, and technical instructions for the use of antipersonnel mines and relative items. Chapter (3) contains physical descriptions, data, and technical instructions for the use of antitank mines and related items. Chapter (4) contains physical descriptions, data, and technical instructions for the use of chemical mines and related items. Chapter (5) contains general technical information on items from other FSC classes which are used with land mines. Chapter (6) contains instructions for the destruction of land mines and components to prevent enemy use. Appendix (I) contains a list of references to be used in conjuction with this manual. Appendix (II) contains complete round data on land mines. Appendix (III) contains a list of former item names with their current Federal item name.

Descriptors :   *USER MANUALS, *LOGISTICS MANAGEMENT, *LAND MINES, UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT, CHEMICALS, PHYSICAL PROPERTIES, DESTRUCTION, IDENTIFICATION, CLASSIFICATION, ENEMY, INSTRUCTIONS, SUPPLIES, STORAGE, ANTIPERSONNEL MINES, ANTITANK MINES, MINES(ORDNANCE), EXPLOSIVE TRAINS.

Subject Categories : Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies
      Land Mine Warfare

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE