fragmentation grenade


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fragmentation grenade

[‚frag·mən′tā·shən grə‚nād]
(ordnance)
A hand grenade designed to fragment, an effective weapon against personnel; since the thrower needs protective cover, it is used primarily for defensive operations, and is often called a defensive grenade.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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