|Country of Origin||Russia|
Contributor: C. Peter Chenww2dbaseRG-42 fragmentation grenades replaced the RGD-33 grenades after the Russo-German war began in 1941, largely due to the predecessors' complex design which led to RGD-33 design's slow production. Each grenade contained 100 to 120 grams of TNT, and had a blast radius of about 10 meters. Each fuse was set to between 3.2 and 4.2 seconds of delay. They remained in use after WW2 with Soviet and Warsaw Pact countries.
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