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About the AN-M14 TH3 Incendiary:
Body - sheet metal.
Filler - 26.5 ounces of thermate (TH3) mixture.
Fuse - M201A1.
Weight - 32 ounces.
Safety clip - no.
Capabilities – The average Soldier can throw the AN-M14 TH3 25 meters..A portion of the thermate mixture is converted to molten iron, which burns at 4,000 degrees Fahrenheit. It will fuse together the metallic parts of anyobject that it contacts. Thermate is an improved version of thermite, theincendiary agent used in hand grenades during World War II. The thermate filler of the AN-M14 grenade burns for 40 seconds and can burn through a 1/2-inch homogeneous steel plate. It produces its own oxygen and will burn under water.
Color/markings - gray with purple markings and a single purple band (current grenades). Under the standard color-coding system, incendiary grenades are light red with black markings.
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