After the good news about Ukrainian 152 mm shells, which are already destroying the occupiers at the front, keep the good news about the 82mm mortar mines.
As reported by Ukroboronprom, the concern managed to launch serial production of 82-mm fragmentation mines at the facilities of one of the NATO member countries. What’s more, the number of fragments in new mines is 2-2.5 times greater than according to the standard.
If, according to the standard, during the rupture of an 82-mm 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, then in the ammunition, improved by specialists of Ukroboronprom, these indicators are 460, 140 and 69 fragments, respectively. At the same time, the size and shape of the impressive elements are also better than standard ones.
Artillery 82 mm fragmentation mines are designed to destroy enemy personnel from a mortar at a distance of up to 4,500 meters. The following 82 mm mortars are in service with the Armed Forces of Ukraine: Ukrainian KBA-48M and UPIK-82, Iranian HM-15 received from the USA, and Azerbaijani 20N5. The assortment of 60-mm mortars is much larger, and it is currently unknown how things are going with the mines for this weapon.