Military Factory

Infantry Hand Grenades

Authored By Staff Writer | Last Updated: 1/1/2016

For centuries, the hand grenade has proven useful for clearing out pesky enemy emplacements.





There are a total of (37) Firearms from 2010 to 2019 in the Military Factory. Entries are listed below in alphanumeric order. Flag images indicative of country of origin.




1984
Arges Type HG 84 (Hand Grenade)
The Arges Type HG 84 series anti-personnel fragmentation hand grenade is Austrian in nature. It is a... [Read More]
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1935
Breda Hand Grenade Model 1935
In 1935, just prior to World War 2, the Italian Army adopted three infantry hand grenades under the... [Read More]
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1978
DM51 (Handgranate Spreng)
In 1978, the West German Army adopted the DM51 assault/fragmentation hand grenade. Design work on th... [Read More]
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1990
Eurometaal Nr20
The Eurometaal Nr20 series fragmentation hand grenade was developed for service with the Royal Nethe... [Read More]
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2006
F1 (Hand Grenade - Australia)
F1 designates the standard fragmentation hand grenade of the modern Australian Army (otherwise known... [Read More]
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1915
F1 (Hand Grenade - France)
The F1 served the French Army through World War 1 and World War 2 as a standard anti-personnel fragm... [Read More]
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1939
F1 (Hand Grenade - Soviet)
"F1" is used to designate a variety of hand grenades of modern design and of the 20th century. The S... [Read More]
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1915
Grenade, Hand No. 6
The British Army relied upon various hand grenades during World War 1 (1914-1918), some deemed succe... [Read More]
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1915
Grenade, Hand No. 7
Because of the limited nature of the No. 6 concussion grenade as an anti-infantry measure during Wor... [Read More]
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1985
HG 85 (Handgranate 85)
The HG 85 is a time fuse-detonated fragmentation grenade system packed with 155 grams of TNT. Each u... [Read More]
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1950
L2 (Grenade)
L2 marked the British military version of the American M26 fragmentation hand grenade that appeared ... [Read More]
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1950
M26 (Lemon Grenade)
When America entered World War 1 in 1917, it lacked much in the way of modern war weapons. Army forc... [Read More]
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1952
M61 (Grenade)
The M61 was a standardized fragmentation hand grenade utilized primarily by the United States and Ca... [Read More]
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1971
M67 (Grenade)
The M67 is a fragmentation-based hand-grenade utilized to supplement infantry actions in the field. ... [Read More]
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1917
Mk 1 (Hand Grenade)
The Mk 1 series fragmentation hand grenade was issued to American troops and led a rather short oper... [Read More]
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1915
Mk 1 / Mills Grenade (Mills Bomb)
As World War broadened across Europe following the events of 1914, design work began on a new standa... [Read More]
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1918
Mk II / Mk 2 (Pineapple Hand Grenade)
The Mk II/Mk 2 series fragmentation grenade was the standard American Army infantry hand grenade fro... [Read More]
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1917
Model 1917 Eihandgranate (Egg Grenade / Mle 1917)
The hand grenade truly came into its own as an infantry weapon during World War 1 (1914-1918). The G... [Read More]
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1915
Model 24 Stielhandgranate (Stick Grenade / Potato Masher)
The Stielhandgranate was the quintessential hand grenade of the German Army in both World War 1 and ... [Read More]
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1939
Model 39 Eihandgranate (Mod39) (Egg Hand Grenade)
The German Army hand grenade of choice throughout World War 1 (1914-1918) was the "Stick Grenade" ("... [Read More]
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1915
No. 15 Ball Grenade
Because of the bogged-down nature of Trench Warfare fighting during World War 1 (1914-1918), it fell... [Read More]
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1915
No. 16 Oval Grenade
The No. 16 Oval Grenade was a follow-up to the No. 15 Ball Grenade of 1915. The No. 15 series was de... [Read More]
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1917
No. 34 Egg Grenade
In 1917, the British Army introduced a new hand grenade as the "No. 34". The No. 34 following the ne... [Read More]
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1940
No. 73 AT (N73)
The "Miracle at Dunkirk" in Northern France that saw many British and French lives saved under the t... [Read More]
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1943
No. 82 Grenade (Gammon Bomb)
The hand grenade was used throughout World War 1 (1914-1918) in various forms and some models manage... [Read More]
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1982
OD/82 HE/SE
The OD/82 was adopted by the Italian Army in 1982 as its standard infantry fragmentation hand grenad... [Read More]
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1935
OTO Hand Grenade Model 1935
Italian Army infantry elements of World War 2 relied on three hand grenades of varying effectiveness... [Read More]
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1990
RGN (Ruchnaya Granata Nastupatelnaya)
The RGN ("Ruchnaya Granata Nastupatel'naya") is a basic, standardized fragmentation hand grenade of ... [Read More]
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1990
RGO (Ruchnaya Granata Oboronitelnaya)
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1940
RPG-40
RPG-40 (ruchnaya protivotankovaya granata, translating to "hand-held tank grenade") was a standard a... [Read More]
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1943
RPG-43
In June of 1941, the German Army invaded the Soviet Union through "Operation Barbarossa" beginning t... [Read More]
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1943
RPG-6 (Ruchnaya Protivotankovaya Granata)
When the German Army (and its allies) turned its attention to the Soviet Union in June of 1941 to be... [Read More]
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1935
SRCM Hand Grenade Model 1935 / 1938
The Italian Army of World War 2 utilized three primary hand grenade series all under the designation... [Read More]
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1921
Type 10 (Grenade)
The Type 10 grenade proved the first indigenously designed and adopted fragmentation grenade for the... [Read More]
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1931
Type 91 (Grenade)
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1937
Type 97 (Grenade)
By the time of World War 2 (1939-1945), many national powers had standardized on an anti-personnel f... [Read More]
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1939
Type 99 (Grenade)
The hand grenade had origins in ancient history when it was learned that flammable contents could be... [Read More]
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