Definition of armed mine

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armed mine

'armed mine' is an military term. It means '(DOD,NATO) A mine from which all safety devices have been withdrawn and, after laying, all automatic safety features and/or arming delay devices have operated. Such a mine is ready to be actuated after receipt of a target signal, influence, or contact'.

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