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Model 1861 Ketchum

United States (1861)
Picture of Model 1861 Ketchum Infantry Hand Grenade
Picture of Model 1861 Ketchum Infantry Hand Grenade

The Ketchum Hand Grenade was an interesting concept for its time - though during the American Civil War it proved largely ineffective.


Detailing the development and operational history of the Model 1861 Ketchum Infantry Hand Grenade.  Entry last updated on 8/26/2016; Authored by Staff Writer; Content ©www.MilitaryFactory.com

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Any available statistics for the Model 1861 Ketchum Infantry Hand Grenade are showcased in the areas immediately below. Categories include basic specifications covering initial year of service, country-of-origin and manufacture(s) involved in bringing the weapon to market. Other qualities showcased are related to physical values such as the internal action, available calibers / chamberings, weight and lengths. Global operators are also presented in A-to-Z format as are any model variants available to the series.
Supported Mission Types:
Frontline Issuance
Special Forces
Close Quarters Battle
Sniper
Designated Marksman/Sharpshooter
Suppressed/Silenced
Area Effect/Suppression
Indirect Fire
Airspace Denial
Anti-Material
Attachment Weapon
Aircraft-Mounted
Vehicle-Mounted
Antique/Collectors
Prototype/Development
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Origin: United States
Year: 1861
Type: Infantry Hand Grenade
Manufacturer(s): State Factories - USA
Global Operators:
Confederate States; United States
Structural - Internal Design, Dimensions, and Weights:

Operation
ACTION


System
Thrown; Impact Detonated


Operation
CALIBER(S)


(Model / Chambering Dependent)
Not Applicable.


Operation
FEED


(Model / Chambering Dependent)
Single Use


Structural
WEIGHT


Pounds (Unloaded)
0.99 lb


Kilograms (Unloaded)
0.45 kg


Ranged
Sights


Arrangement
Not Applicable.

Operating Performance (Typical):
Variants: Series Model Variants
• Ketchum Grenade - Base Series Name