The state concern “Ukroboronprom” has established serial production of 82 mm mortar abroad at the facilities of one of the NATO member countries, the press service of the Ukroboronprom reports.
“It is noteworthy that the mine improved by Ukroboronprom is many times better than the standard mine. The number of lethal fragments recorded during tests on target shields and the site of the target environment is 2-2.5 times bigger than what a standard mine should have. Dimensions and the shape of the fragments are also better than standard ones,” the message emphasizes.
Thus, Ukroboronprom noted, according to the standard, during the explosion of a standard mine, the number of fragments that should hit a target at a distance of 5 meters should reach 198 units at a distance of 10 meters – 70 units, and at a distance of 15 meters – 41 units The ammunition, improved by the specialists of the Ukroboronprom enterprises, has 460, 140 and 69 fragments, respectively.
The 82-mm artillery fragmentation mine is designed to destroy enemy personnel from a mortar at a distance of up to 4,500 meters.