DICTIONARY

Here you will find a comprehensive dictionary regarding abbreviations related to hand grenades. These abbreviations will appear on boxes and containers, as markings on the hand grenade itself and in official manuals and instructions.

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AbbreviationExplanationTranslationNation
A.T. FArtificio Triple FumigenoSmoke, Three CanistersArgentina
A.T.LArtificio Triple LacrimogenoSmoke & Teargas, Three CanistersArgentina
ACAnti CiternesAnti TankFrance
AN-MxArmy/Navy Model XUSA
APAntipersonnelAnti PersonnelFrance
AP-AVAnti Véhicule AntipersonnelAnti Personnel Anti VehicleFrance
Artifizi AntisommossaAntiriot GrenadesItaly
AveuglanteFlashbangBlindingFrance
BHgrBrandhandgranateIncendiary Hand GrenadeAustria
BlindExerciseScandinavia
BRDBomba Rucna SpecijalnaSpecial HandgrenadeYougoslavia
CS(Chemists Corson and Stoughton) Chlorobenzal MalononitrileIrritant Gas
CNChloroacetophenoneTear Gas
CRDibenzoxazepineTear Gas
CwiczebnyPracticePoland
Defensive GrenadeA thick metal shell container, designed to kill or injure by blast and shrapnels.
DfDéfensiveDefensiveFrance
DHGDefensiv Hand GranateSwitzerland
Eih.Gr.EihandgranateOne Hand GrenadeGermany
EC powderExplosives Company of StowmarketSmokeless PowderBritain
F-1Fugasnaya (granata)High-explosive grenadeRussia+
FragFragmentationBritain
FUMFumigèneSmokeFrance
Gew.SprGewehr SprenggranateRiflegrenateGermany
GrGrenadeGrenadeFrance
Gr FlGrenade FusilRifle GrenadeFrance
Gr MaGrenade MainHand GrenadeFrance
GrenGrenadeGrenadeBritain
GyakorlóPracticeHungary
HAAGHand Anti-Armor GrenadeBritain
HCHexachloroethane and Zinc smoke mixtureSmokeUSA
HGHand GrenadeAustria
INCENIncendiaryUSA
InertesInertFrance
IRRTIrritantIrritant GasBritain
KézigránátHand GrenadeHungary
LACLacrymogèneIrritant GasFrance
LHgrLeuchthandgranateIlluminating Hand GrenadeAustria
MModelUSA
NbHG 75NebelhandgranateSmoke Hand GrenadeAustria
ObronnyDefensivePoland
OfOffensiveOffensiveFrance
Offensive GrenadeA nonmetallic container, designed to kill or injure by blast and concussion
OFF HGOffensive Hand GranateAustria
OHGOffensiv Hand GranateSwitzerland
OktatóExcerciseHungary
ØvelsePracticeNorway/Denmark
ÖvningPracticeSweden
PDPetardo DifensivoDefensive ExplosiveItaly
POPetardo OffensivoOffensive ExplosiveItaly
PHPhosphoreuxPhosphorousFrance
PHOSPhosphorousSouth Africa
PracPracticePracticeBritan
RGRuchnaja GranataHandgrenadeRussia +
RGDRuchnaya Granata DistantsionnayaLong-Range Hand GrenadeRussia +
RGDRuchnaya Granata DegtyarevaHand Grenade, Degtyarev/Diakonov designRussia +
RGNRuchnaya Granata Nastupatel’nayaAssault Hand GrenadeRussia +
RGORuchnaya Granata Oboronitel’nayaDefensive Hand GrenadeRussia +
RGZRęczny Granat ZaczepnyOffensive Hand GrenadePolish
RKGRuchnaya Kumulyativnaya GranataHandheld Shaped Charge GrenadeRussia +
RøgSmokeDenmark
RøykSmokeNorway
RSPHGReloadable Stun Practice Hand GrenadeUSA
SMKSmokeSouth Africa
SplHgrSplitterhandgranateFragmentation Hand GrenadeAustria
SpränghandgranatExplosive Hand GrenadeSweden
SprengBlast/ExplosionGermany/Norway
SzkolnyInstructionalPoland
TCTerephthalic Acid Smoke MixtureSmoke
THThermate TH3Incendiary
ÜbÜbungPracticeGermany
UPGUchebnaya Protivotankovaya GranataTraining Antitank GrenadRussia +
URGUniverzalni Rucni GranatUniversal Hand GrenadeCzech
URG-NUchebnaya Ruchnaya Granata – NastupatelnayaTraining Hand Grenade – offensiveRussia +
WPWhite Phosphorous SmokeUSA
XPracticeFrance
ZaczepnyOffensivePoland