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Grenade fuzes :

Koveshnikov

UZRG/UZRGM/UZRGM-2

Practice UZRGM

UDZ/UDZ-S



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Mine fuzes :

MUV

MUV-2

VPF

MV-3

MV-5

MVM

EKhP

ChZ-35

ChZ-10

UVK-1

VZ-1

ChVZ

MVSh 46

MW-3 57

IMW 60

MRCH 62

MWP 62

MWCz 62

VZDR

VZD-3

VZD-6

MD-2 detonator

MD-5 detonator



photo M. Jochoms

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BLASTING CAPS

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SLOW MATCH


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Blasting machines and accessories :

Click on the photo on the right to see all Soviet equipment used to set off mines and demolition charges.
So far I have only b/w scans of what they look like. Can someone provide colour photos of these machines?



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Time fuse :

The Soviet time fuses are similar in general form and function to Western types.
They are usually issued in coils of 10meters (32.8ft).
All time fuses are filled with black powder.
The table below gives the main characteristics of Soviet fuses.


TYPE :  COLOR :  USES :  DIAMETER :  RATE OF BURNING :  DESCRIPTION : 
Vinyl-Plastic  White  Dry places  6,5mm (0.25in)  0.61 m/min (2ft/min)   Inner wrapping double cotton, outer wrapping cotton covered vinylplastic. 
Rubber  Brown  Under water  6,5mm (0.25in)   0.61 m/min (2ft/min)   Same as No.1 but all wrappings impregnated with bitumen. Outer covering with rubber. 
Bitumen  Black   Damp places  6,5mm (0.25in)   0.61 m/min (2ft/min)   Same as No.2 except that outer covering is bitumen. 
Non-smouldering   Light with one colored thread  Special work when fuse has to pass near explosives.  7mm (0.27in)  0.61 m/min (2ft/min)   Wrapping consists of four layers of linen and cotton impregnated with a non-inflammable composition. 


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