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scatterable mines

Definition/Scope: In land mine warfare, a mine laid without regard to classical pattern and which is designed to be delivered by aircraft, artillery, missile, ground dispenser, or by hand. Once laid, it normally has a limited life.



Acronym:

SCATMINE

Broader Terms:

land mine

Narrower Terms:

area denial artillery munition
artillery-delivered antipersonnel mines
family of scatterable mines
ground-emplaced, mine-scattering system
modular pack mine system
remote antiarmor mine system

Related Terms:

CBU-89 Gator
scattering


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