improvised grenade

improvised grenade

[′im·prə‚vīzd grə′nād]
(ordnance)
Any nonstandard type of grenade which is prepared by the user, for example, frangible grenades and fragmentation grenades composed of nails, cartridge cases, or other fragments taped to the sides of a trinitrotoluene block, with suitable detonating device.
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CRIMINAL elements are being blamed for an improvised grenade attack on two men yesterday.
He is also charged with having an AKM assault rifle, a Beretta pistol, a mechanism for an improvised grenade launcher and 46 bullets with intent to endanger life and a count of possessing a telescopic sight and a balaclava for a terrorist purpose.
District Court today with two counts of possession of unregistered firearms, a silencer and improvised grenade.
He added: "This was a military grenade, this was not an improvised grenade.
Army experts worked in temperatures as low as -6C to make safe the improvised grenade launcher.
Bomb disposal experts from the Republic's Defence Forces worked overnight in freezing conditions to make the improvised grenade launcher safe.
Projected Recoilless Improvised Grenade, or PRIG/Rocket
RAB commander for the area Lieutenant Colonel Mohammad Sazzad Hossain said the militants threw three improvised grenades as they chased the suspects while three more from a nearby area while they arrested one of the JMB activists with bullet wounds, following the "shootout".
Smith, 39, an unemployed father-of-two from Shanabooley Road, Ballynanty Beg, Limerick pleaded guilty to the unlawful possession of two anti-armour drogue bombs containing Semtex, 17 improvised hand grenade bodies, 11 improvised projected grenades and components for improvised grenades and other bomb making equipment with intent to enable another person to endanger life at Ca- hir, Co Tipperary on January 23 last.
The explosives found behind a secret compartment in an attic included timers, three ounces of Semtex, four improvised grenades, circuit boards and other bomb making material.