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claymore mine

Russian translation: мина "клеймор"

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English term or phrase:claymore mine
Russian translation:мина "клеймор"
Entered by: Oleg Rudavin
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02:47 Mar 25, 2001
English to Russian translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering
English term or phrase: claymore mine
кумулятивная осколочная мина, «палаш»
Tym Rondomanski
мина "клеймор", противопехотная мина направленного действия
Explanation:
In military texts we often use proper names, so you should leave "клеймор" or give the descriptive translation of "protivopehotnaya mina napravlennogo deystviya".
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Oleg Rudavin
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Local time: 16:12
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naмина Клеймура, осколочная (противопехотная) мина ...
ttagir
naмина "клеймор", противопехотная мина направленного действия
Oleg Rudavin


  

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мина "клеймор", противопехотная мина направленного действия


Explanation:
In military texts we often use proper names, so you should leave "клеймор" or give the descriptive translation of "protivopehotnaya mina napravlennogo deystviya".


    New English-Russian Dictionary, Moscow 1993
    Dictionary of Military Terms
Oleg Rudavin
Ukraine
Local time: 16:12
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мина Клеймура, осколочная (противопехотная) мина ...


Explanation:
Dear Tym,

Please look at

www.mindef.gov.sg/army/unit/guards/m18a1.htm
call.army.mil/call/trngqtr/tq4-98/claymore.htm
www.thehistorynet.com/MilitaryHistory/articles/06965_cover....
www.priu.gov.lk/news update/Current Affairs/ca200008/ 20000810LTTE_claymore_mine.htm
www.au.af.mil/au/awc/systems/dvic584.htm
website.lineone.net/~soldierx/clay.htm
www.ezlink.com/~martyt/claymore.htm
etc.

In Russian I found it once in "Freelancer" computer game description.
Yours,
Dr. Tagir S. Tagirov
KSU


    Reference: http://freelancer.ag.ru/
ttagir
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