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Off Route Mine

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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Footage courtesy of the IWM, used in accordance with their non-commercial license.
‘Fighting In Villages’ , 1979 – DRA 1401
‘Fighting In Woods’, 1982 – DRA 1472

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