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ABC-M25A2 riot control hand grenade

The ABC-M25A2 riot control hand grenade is a bursting munition with an integral fuze. The M25A2 grenade is an improved version of the M25A1 grenade. The two grenades differ primarily in body construction.

(1) Body -- compressed fiber or plastic.

(2) Filler -- CS1 varies in weight and composition according to the type of agent contained in the grenade. All fillers are mixed with silica aerogel for increased dissemination efficiency.

(3) Fuze -- integral.

(4) Weight -- 8 ounces.

(5) Safety clip -- no.

(6) Capabilities -- can be thrown 50 meters by average soldier. The radius of burst (visible cloud agent) is about 5 meters, but grenade fragments may project as far as 25 meters.

(7) Color/markings -- gray body with red band and red markings.

FRIENDLY FORCES SHOULD PUT ON PROTECTIVE MASKS BEFORE THROWING THESE GRENADES.


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