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hand grenade M67

Definition/Scope: (FM 3-23.30) The components of the M67 fragmentation hand grenade are: steel body sphere with a scored steel spring for fragmentation, the filler is 6.5 ounces of Composition B, fuse is a M213 and it weighs 14 ounces. The average soldier can throw the M67 grenade 35 meters. The effective casualty-producing radius is 15 meters and the killing radius is 5 meters. The M67 grenade has an olive drab body with a single yellow band at the top. Markings are in yellow. Although the killing radius of the M67 grenade is 5 meters and the casualty-producing radius is 15 meters, fragmentation can disperse as far as 230 meters.



Acronym:

M67

Broader Terms:

hand grenade

Related Terms:

M18


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