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ABC-M7A2 and ABC-M7A3 CS Hand Grenades

The ABC-M7A2 and the ABC-M7A3 riot control hand grenades contain only CS as a filler. They differ only in the amount of filler and the form of the CS they contain.

(1) Body -- the bodies of both grenades are sheet metal with four emission holes at the top and one at the bottom.

(2) Filler -- 5.5 ounces of burning mixture and 3.5 ounces of CS in gelatin capsules in the ABC-M7A2 grenade, and 7.5 ounces of burning mixture and 4.5 ounces of pelletized CS agent in the ABC-M7A3 grenade.

(3) Fuze -- M201A1.

(4) Weight -- approximately 15.5 ounces.

(5) Safety clip -- no.

(6) Capabilities -- can be thrown 40 meters by average soldier. Both grenades produce a cloud of irritant agent for 15 to 35 seconds.

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

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


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