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Grenade, Launcher: Non-Lethal, Distraction, XM98 &
Grenade, Launcher: Non-Lethal, Blunt Trauma, XM99

The XM98 Distraction Grenade uses a pyrotechnic charge for crowd control through audio and visual stimuli.

The XM99 Blunt Trauma Grenade uses a pyrotechnic charge to discharge 32 cal rubber balls and achieve crowd control through audio, visual, and physical stimuli.

The XM98 and XM99 use a common design. In the XM98 grenade, an inert ballast is substituted for the rubber balls.

Background/Status:

The XM98/XM99 program is a joint Army/Marine development program. The U.S. Army Military Police is the lead user. Type Classification is scheduled for 1QFY01.

Characteristics:


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