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Molotov Cocktail

Finland (1939)
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The premise born during the fighting of the Spanish Civil War, the Molotov Cocktail came into its own under the Finns against the Soviets in World War 2.

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Any available statistics for the Molotov Cocktail Hand Greande / Fire Bomb 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
Designated Marksman/Sharpshooter
Area Effect/Suppression
Indirect Fire
Airspace Denial
Attachment Weapon
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National Origin: Finland
Service Year: 1939
Manufacturer(s): Various - Local
Classification Type: Hand Greande / Fire Bomb
Global Operators:
Afghanistan; Albania; Algeria; Angola; Australia; Austria; Austria-Hungary; Argentina; Bahrain; Bangladesh; Belgium; Belize; Benin; Bolivia; Bosnia and Herzegovina; Botswana; Brazil; Bulgaria; Cambodia; Canada; Cameroon; Caoe Verde; Central African Republic; Chad; Chechnya; Chile; China; Colombia; Comoros; Congo-Brazaville; Croatia; Cuba; Cyprus; Czechoslovakia; Czech Republic; Democratic Republic of the Congo; Denmark; Ecuadaor; Egypt; Equitorial New Guinea; El Salvador; Estonia; Ethiopia; Finland; France; Gabon; Georgia; Germany; Guinea-Bissau; Greece; Guyana; Hungary; India; Indonesia; Iran; Iraq; Ireland; Israel; Italy; Imperial Germany; Imperial Japan; Imperial Russia; Ivory Coast; Jamaica; Japan; Jordan; Kazakhstan; Kosovo; Laos; Latvia; Lebanon; Lesotho; Liberia; Libya; Lithuania; Macedonia; Madagascar; Malaysia; Mali; Mongolia; Morocco; Mozambique; Namibia; Nazi Germany; Nepal; Netherlands; New Zealand; North Korea; Norway; Oman; Pakistan; Panama; Paraguay; Peru; Philippines; Poland; Portugal; Qatar; Romania; Russia; Sao Tome and Principe; Serbia; Seychelles; Sierra Leone; Singapore; Slovakia; Slovenia; Somalia; South Africa; South Korea; Soviet Union; Spain; Sri Lanka; Sudan; Sweden; Syria; Taiwan; Tanzania; Thailand; Togo; Tunisia; Turkey; Turkmenistan; Uganda; Ukraine; Uruguay; United Arab Emirates; United Kingdom; United States; Uzbekistan; Vietnam; Yemen; Zambia; Zimbabwe
Structural - Internal Design, Dimensions, and Weights:


Not Applicable.


(Model / Chambering Dependent)
Not Applicable.


(Model / Chambering Dependent)


Not Applicable.

Operating Performance (Typical):
Variants: Series Model Variants
• Various containers used.