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OD/82 HE/SE


High-Explosive Fragmentation Hand Grenade


Italy | 1982



"Production of OD-82 hand grenades were stopped at some point after they exhibited a tendency to detonate prematurely."

Performance
Performance specifications presented assume optimal operating conditions for the OD/82 HE/SE. Information presented is strictly for general reference and should not be misconstrued as useful for hardware restoration or operation.
49 ft
14.9 m | 16.3 yds
Max.Eff.Range
1
Rounds-Per-Minute
Rate-of-Fire
Physical
The physical qualities of the OD/82 HE/SE. Information presented is strictly for general reference and should not be misconstrued as useful for hardware restoration or operation.
83 mm
3.27 in
O/A Length
0.63 lb
0.29 kg
Weight
Manually Actuated Pin and Safety, Thrown
Action
Not Applicable
Caliber(s)
Single Use
Feed
Not Applicable
Sights
Variants
Notable series variants as part of the OD/82 HE/SE High-Explosive Fragmentation Hand Grenade family line.
OD/82-HE - Base Production Designation
OD/82-SE - Improved Version with revised safety
OD/82-E-1 - Reusable Practice Version


Authored By: Staff Writer | Last Edited: 08/15/2018 | Content ©www.MilitaryFactory.com | The following text is exclusive to this site; No A.I. was used in the generation of this content.

The OD/82 was adopted by the Italian Army in 1982 as its standard infantry fragmentation hand grenade. In practice, there proved a tendency for early detonation which meant that the type was withdrawn and reworked for safety before being reintroduced. Externally, it followed the same form and function as other hand grenades of the world, most notably in its ribbed outer casing and removable safety feature. As a fragmentation grenade, it was designed to injure and concuss targets in cover to which the casing exploded into shrapnel and sent about the blast radius.

Overall weigh of each grenade as 0.286 kilograms while its filling was of Composition B. The blast radius lethality was approximately 50 feet. Lightweight and portable, the OD/82 broadened the tactical felicity of the Italian warfighter.

Base High-Explosive versions were designated OD/82-HE with the improved versions and their new safeties recognized as OD/82-SE. Reusable practice grenades became the OD/82-E-1.

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Operators
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Contractor(s): La Precisa Teano Spa - Italy
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