Antipersonnel weapon M18A1

Antipersonnel weapon M18A1 claymore is a command-detonated, fixed-direction, fragmentation weapon designed primarily for use against personnel. The fragments also effectively penetrate soft-skinned vehicles.

All soldiers must be able to effectively employ the claymore against the enemy and safely among friendly troops. This requires high level knowledge of the weapon, its characteristics and each component’s operation. The claymore is employed during both offensive and defensive operations.

Fragmentation 700 steel balls
Weight 1.5kg
Length 21.5cm
Explosive 700g
Effective range 100m