Ferranti HB876 Mine Fragments

Made:
1983-1985 in Moston
Ferranti HB876 Mine Fragments

Ferranti HB876 Mine Fragments
Science Museum Group
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Musuem

Three fragments of a Ferranti HB876 area denial mine, made in Moston c1985. This is a Hunting Percival JP233 sub-munition used to hamprer the repair of bomb craters on runways.

Details

Category:
Aeronautics
Object Number:
Y1996.10.426
Measurements:
fragment 2: 44 mm x 71 mm x 90 mm,
fragment 1: 17 mm x 64 mm x 90 mm, .5
fragment 3: 41 mm x 72 mm x 115 mm,
type:
bombs
taxonomy:
  • weapons and ammunition
  • weapons
credit:
Gift of Ferranti International Signal plc