TESTS OF ENERGA ANTI-TANK RIFLE GRENADES
NAVAL PROVING GROUND DAHLGREN VA
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The Energa HE, antitank, T-41 is a fin-stabilized, point-initiated, base-detonated, shaped-charge grenade containg 0.73 lb of RDX and TNT and weighing a total of 1.42 lb. Tests were made of the lethal fragment range of the nose, beam, and base fragments. Results showed the maximum range for penetration of 0.040-in. Dural by a fragment from a statically detonated Energa grenade to be 1 from 275 to 300 ft for the nose fragments 2 between 15 and 20 ft for the beam-spray fragments and 3 20 to 30 ft for the base fragments.
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