TM 9-1330-200-12/TM 1330-12/1A
Offensive hand grenades furnished unassembled.
REQUIRE PERSONNEL HANDLING GRE-
NADES M47 TO USE FIELD PROTECTIVE
MASKS. AVOID THROWING GRENADES
(a) Remove grenade from container and inspect
M47 AND M48 AT TARGETS OF FLAMMA-
for obvious defects (e.g., cracks, cuts or gouges, damaged threads,
defect(s), and turn grenade in to ammunition supply personnel for
(1) Hold grenade in throwing hand with thumb holding
safety lever (arming sleeve on Riot Control Agent Grenades
ABC-M25A1, ABC-M25A2) firmly against grenade body.
NEVER ATTEMPT TO REMOVE ANY GRE-
NADE FUZE FROM ITS PACKING IF
(2) Release safety clip when installed by using thumb
SAFETY PIN IS MISSING.
of free hand.
AND RETURN FUZE TO
(b) Remove fuse from its packing and inspect
DURING RELEASE OF SAFETY CLIP
for deformation, cracks, thread damage and corrosion. Dispose of
(WHEN INSTALLED) AND REMOVAL OF
defective fuzes as indicated in WARNING, above.
SAFETY PIN, HOLD SAFETY LEVER
FIRMLY IN PLACE UNTIL GRENADE IS
THROWN, TOSSED OR PLACED IN POSI-
TION. (FAILURE TO HOLD SAFETY LEVER
Never handle or carry fuzes by holding the deto-
FIRMLY IN PLACE MAY RESULT IN
nator. Handle and carry holding fuze body only.
RELEASE OF FUZE STRIKER AND SUBSE-
(c) Assure that safety clips used with offensive
QUENT FUNCTIONING OF GRENADES.
hand grenade are assembled to fuze prior to assembly of fuze to
(3) With free hand, pull safety pin, holding grenade
safety lever tightly against grenade body or maintaining pressure
(d) To assembly safety clip to Fuze M206
on arming sleeve of chemical Grenades ABC-M25A1 and ABC-
Series, hold fuze body between thumb and fingers with pull rung
up and detonator pointing away from operator. Pick up safety clip
and handle with closed end of loop toward operator and proceed
d. Prepared for Use. When the safety clip (when installed)
has been released and the safety pin removed, the grenade is
1. Pass open end of loop over detonator
armed and must be thrown. Never attempt to replace the safety
2. Press loop of safety clip around fuze
washer with tab of loop against fuze body (2, fig. 2-6).
2-2. Rifle Grenades
3. Rotate clip handle over safety lever (3,
(e) Holding fuze in one hand, screw body onto
(1) Use only prescribed rifle-launcher-cartridge com-
bination, as shown in applicable rifle operator manuals, to launch
Safety clip must not bind under washer after assem-
(2) Always check rifle to assure that it contains no ser-
Operation. Prepare hand grenades for throwing as fol-
Do not fire rifle grenade over heads of friendly
IN THROWING GRENADES, AVOID HIT-
(4) Never place rifle grenade on launcher unless gre-
GRENADE TO CHANGE COURSE OR
nade is to be fired immediately.
BOUNCE BACK. ROLLING OR BOUNCING
GRENADES M68, M59 (M33 W/FUZE M217)
(5) Remove safety wire from Grenade M19A1 and
(M33A1), M57, M26A2 TOWARD TARGET
safety clip from Grenade M22 Series just prior to firing. Retain
WILL DETONATE GRENADE APPROXI-
safety clip or wire. Replace safety wire in M19A1 (A, fig 2-8) or
MATELY 1 SECOND AFTER HAND IS
safety clip in M22 Series (B, fig. 2-8), if grenades are not fired.