RPG-40 Grenade

Country of OriginRussia
TypeGrenade
Length200.000 mm
Weight1.220 kg
Explosive Charge0.76 kg TNT

Contributor:

ww2dbaseThe RPG-40 anti-tank hand grenades were introduced into the Soviet forces in 1940. The 760-gram TNT filling was capable of penetrating 20 millimeters of armor. They were superseded by RPG-43 in 1943 as they became ineffective against thicker German armor commonly seen later in the war.

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Last Major Revision: Nov 2015

Photographs

Three Soviet soldiers taking a break from fighting while a fourth stood guard, Byelorussia, 1 Apr 1944




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Three Soviet soldiers taking a break from fighting while a fourth stood guard, Byelorussia, 1 Apr 1944




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