fragmentation grenade


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fragmentation grenade

n.
A grenade that scatters shrapnel over a wide area upon explosion.
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Caption: A Marine throws an M67 fragmentation grenade during a grenade range at Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune (above).
Normally, the fragmentation grenade should be cooked off for two seconds to prevent the enemy from throwing them back.
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A live and already corroded fragmentation grenade was found sticking out from the ground inside a drainage canal just meters from an elementary school in Kiblawan, Davao del Sur on Monday afternoon.
Police recovered a live fragmentation grenade and assorted subversive documents from the possession of Lucob during the arrest.
Officers found an RPG launcher along with its missile and propellants, a fragmentation grenade, a loaded pistol, three grammes of cocaine, and a bulletproof vest.
A US soldier is reportedly facing disciplinary action for tossing the fragmentation grenade which is believed to have killed her.
He says: "I directed the men to use them [a new type of grenade] where possible with white phosphorus, as the noxious smoke and heat had the effect of drawing out any enemy from cover, while the fragmentation grenade would shred them." But the attack - Operation Fury - was later cancelled and WP not used.
Soldiers recovered an M60 machinegun, three caliber .45 pistols, a fragmentation grenade, various types of ammunition and other war materiel at the scene, Lt.