Look up an image:
Explore by theme
Light projectile thrown by hand and made up of a metal or plastic casing loaded with an explosive charge and a firing mechanism.
Lead mass that trips the striker on impact.
Band wound around the fuse; when the grenade is thrown, the tape unwinds and removes a pin, which in turn releases the lead ball that trips the striker.
Bakelite® casing whose threaded base is screwed onto the grenade.
Piece that triggers the charge.
Explosive chemical substance inserted into the grenade.
Bakelite® screw that closes the hole where the detonator is placed in the body of the grenade.
Part that closes the hole containing the bursting charge.
Device that holds or releases the striker.
Plastic casing that covers the explosive charge and the detonator.
Metal piece filled with a compound that creates a spark when hit by the striker; this in turn ignites the detonator.
The firing pin that strikes the primer.
Part that holds the tape around the fuse; it is removed when the grenade is thrown.
The upper part of the grenade containing the firing mechanism.