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TMA-3 :


Photo on the right (© Ivica) shows an armed mine as found in the field.
The mine has a secondary fuze well in the base.

Diameter : 265mm
Height w/fuzes : 140mm
Weight : 7kilo
Filling : 7kilo
Fuze :
VTMA-3 , see below, right



Drawings thanks to Ivica.



VTMA-3 practice mine :

PRACTICE model of the TMA-3 shown above.

Body made of heavy rubber, with 3 cavities to fit a smoke charge (
DIMNI ULOŽAK).
These charges (complete with fuze) are called
VUTMAH-3

Photos © M. Jochoms.





ŠTMA-3 :

ŠKOLSKA TENKOVSKA MINA ANTIMAGNETNA-3

This mine is a classroom version of TMA-3, which is used for educating engineers and pyrotechnics in Yugoslav people's army military schools.
This inert mine is made of heavy olive-drab rubber, and it has canvas carrying strap on the side.
It has four cavities in its body: three on the upper side to fit aluminium cans which have the same dimensions as the tetryl boosters on the "live" TMA-3.
These aluminium cans have bakelite school fuzes or plastic protective caps on their tops. From the bottom side, ŠTMA-3 has one more hole 10 mm in diameter for screwing school boobytrap pressure-release fuze.
ŠTMA-3 has the same dimensions,weight and color just like the real TMA-3.


Photos below and right © Goran.