Grenade

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A '''grenade''' is an explosive weapon designed to be thrown or launched by an individual soldier. Several types of grenades exist:
 
A '''grenade''' is an explosive weapon designed to be thrown or launched by an individual soldier. Several types of grenades exist:
 
*Hand grenade: A small thrown bomb used by infantry.
 
*Hand grenade: A small thrown bomb used by infantry.
*Grenade launcher: A device that fires a small, low-velocity explosive shells.
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*Grenade launcher: A device that fires small, low-velocity explosive shells.
 
*Rocket-propelled grenade: A grenade that propels itself toward the target.
 
*Rocket-propelled grenade: A grenade that propels itself toward the target.
 
*Fragmentation Grenades: Grenades designed to shatter into a blast of high velocity shrapnel, commonly used against infantry.
 
*Fragmentation Grenades: Grenades designed to shatter into a blast of high velocity shrapnel, commonly used against infantry.
 
*Flashbang Grenades: Designed to create a lot of light and noise to disorient or render enemies unconscious.
 
*Flashbang Grenades: Designed to create a lot of light and noise to disorient or render enemies unconscious.
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== Grenades in [[science fiction]] ==
 
== Grenades in [[science fiction]] ==
 
*[[Thermal detonator]]s are used by both the [[Rebel Alliance]] and [[Galactic Empire]], as well as other factions in [[Star Wars]].
 
*[[Thermal detonator]]s are used by both the [[Rebel Alliance]] and [[Galactic Empire]], as well as other factions in [[Star Wars]].
 
*The [[Imperial Guard]] uses Frag and Krak grenades.
 
*The [[Imperial Guard]] uses Frag and Krak grenades.
 
*[[Goa'uld]] Stun Grenades
 
*[[Goa'uld]] Stun Grenades
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[[Category: Real Technology]]
 
[[Category: Real Technology]]
 
[[Category: Small Arms]]
 
[[Category: Small Arms]]
 
[[Category:Military]]
 
[[Category:Military]]

Revision as of 17:30, 16 July 2013

A grenade is an explosive weapon designed to be thrown or launched by an individual soldier. Several types of grenades exist:

  • Hand grenade: A small thrown bomb used by infantry.
  • Grenade launcher: A device that fires small, low-velocity explosive shells.
  • Rocket-propelled grenade: A grenade that propels itself toward the target.
  • Fragmentation Grenades: Grenades designed to shatter into a blast of high velocity shrapnel, commonly used against infantry.
  • Flashbang Grenades: Designed to create a lot of light and noise to disorient or render enemies unconscious.

Grenades in science fiction

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