M69 practice hand grenade
The M69 practice hand grenade simulates the M67-series of fragmentation hand grenades for training purposes. The grenade provides realistic training and familiarizes the soldier with the functioning and characteristics of the fragmentation hand grenade.
(1) Body -- steel.
(3) Fuze -- M228, inserted into grenade body.
(4) Weight -- 14 ounces.
(5) Safety clip -- yes.
(6) Capabilities -- can be thrown 40 meters by average soldier. The M69 grenade emits a small puff of white smoke after a delay of 4 to 5 seconds and makes a loud popping noise. The grenade body can be used repeatedly by replacing the fuze assembly.
(7) Color/markings -- light blue with white markings. The safety lever of the fuze is light blue with black markings and a brown tip.
- GRENADES AND PYROTECHNIC SIGNALS Field Manual FM 23-30 DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY, 27 December 1988
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