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FOG-1 / ФОГ-1

flamethrower fuel mina FOG-1 (Фугасный огнемёт ФОГ-1)
Flame mines FOG-1 have been developed for the needs of the Red army in April 1941 and were intended for destruction of manpower and vehicles of the adversary. It was assumed the location in the field in camouflaged positions, or in the framework of the roadblocks. The initiation took place at a distance or using nástražného the shutter button.
Mine consisted of a pressure vessel, výmetného pipe-mounted pressure valve, under which was placed a ignition box with pyronábojkou and the tubular projection for insertion of the propellant composition. Initiation of pyrotechnics provided a lighter, which with the electric or mechanical roznětem. After reaching the set pressure has occurred opening the pressure valve šlehovky and incendiary mixture was vymetena and at the same time ignited.

Basic data:
- jednovýšlehová flamethrower fuel mina was adopted into armament: 12.07.1941
- container volume: 25 dm3
- empty weight: 32-35 kg
- weight incendiary mixture: 20 kg
- total weight: 52-55 kg
- výšleh at a distance: 80 to 100 m

Ustrojstvo i eksploatacija fugasnych ognomjotov, Moscow 1944
Bojevoj opyt chimičjeskich troops and chimičjeskoj services in Vjelikoj otječjectvjennoj vojnje 1941-1945, Moscow 1989

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in the last year in Ukraine was found a specimen of FOG-1 with a tank proděravělou in two places. Ruskojazyční debaters of the holes as the průstřelech. The aforementioned specimen was allegedly used at the interface of the years 1943-1944, during nikopolsko-křivorožské operations.

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Also there is mention of two pieces of closer unidentified FOGů are kept in the leningrad museum.

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