Blast Mines: Physics, Injury Mechanisms And Vehicle Protection

@article{Ramasamy2009BlastMP,
  title={Blast Mines: Physics, Injury Mechanisms And Vehicle Protection},
  author={Arul Ramasamy and Adam Hill and Alan E Hepper and Anthony M.J. Bull and Jon C. Clasper},
  journal={Journal of the Royal Army Medical Corps},
  year={2009},
  volume={155},
  pages={258 - 264}
}
Since World War II, more vehicles have been lost to land mines than all other threats combined. Anti-vehicular (AV) mines are capable of disabling a heavy vehicle, or completely destroying a lighter vehicle. The most common form of AV mine is the blast mine, which uses a large amount of explosive to directly damage the target. In a conventional military setting, landmines are used as a defensive force-multiplier and to restrict the movements of the opposing force. They are relatively cheap to… 
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