During the Cold War NATO was understandably interested in capable anti-armour weapons. One interesting weapon which entered service was the Off-Route Mine, sort of like a Claymore for armoured vehicles. In this video we’ll examine how they worked, how they would be used and why they were removed from service!
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The Armourer’s Bench is a collaborative effort from Vic Tuff and Matthew Moss. We will be bringing you detailed examinations of historic small arms from around the world. We will delve into the history, use and operation of the weapons using videos, blog posts and high resolution images to tell their story.