|AN-M14 TH3 incendiary hand grenade|
(1) Body -- sheet metal.
(2) Filler -- 26.5 ounces of thermate (TH3) mixture.
(3) Fuze -- M201A1.
(4) Weight -- 32 ounces.
(5) Safety clip -- no.
(6) Capabilities -- can be thrown 25 meters by average soldier. A portion of the thermate mixture is converted to molten iron, which burns at 4,000 degrees Fahrenheit. It will fuze together the metallic parts of any object that it contacts. Thermate is an improved version of thermite, the incendiary 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.
(7) 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.