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Old 06-25-2019, 04:28 AM
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Here's a cut-sheet for the HG 86 by Rheinmettal

...and a quote from Jane's On-line circa 2003...

Arges Type HG 86 Mini fragmentation hand grenade

Description
The Arges HG 86 (Mini 86) is the smallest type in the Arges range and is a further development of the
Arges HG 80 Mini. The principal improvement is in the control of fragment distribution. An HG 86
detonated 1 m above the ground, 5 m from a 20 mm soft wood target, averages a fragment density of
3.05/m2.
The HG 86 Mini can also be supplied as an offensive grenade (OFF HG 86) in which case it has a
plastic core without fragments and a smooth surface.

Specifications
Weight: 180 ±10 g
Length: 76 ±1 mm
Diameter: 43 ±1 mm
Weight of explosive charge: ca 17 g
Diameter of fragments: 2-2.3 mm
Number of fragments: ca 1,600
Delay time: 4 s +1.5/-0.5 s at 21șC
Attached Images
File Type: pdf HG86 cut sheet.pdf (161.6 KB, 6 views)

Last edited by Desert Mariner; 06-25-2019 at 05:02 AM. Reason: Added data from Jane's
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