The RGD-5 hand grenade is intended for use against enemy manpower in attack through its high-explosive fragmentation effect and the fragments that form upon destruction of its metal body. It is a time effect type grenade with “time” meaning that the grenade will explode within a certain time (3,2s….4,0s) after throwing no matter what the other conditions are. “Effect” meaning that the the fragments of the grenade have a relatively small weight and fly at a distance shorter than the possible throwing distance.


Technical data

Diameter, mm 57
Height, mm 114
Weight, kg 0,320
Type of fuze DVM
Activation time, s 3,2 до 4
Effective destruction range , m 5
Safe operational range, m 25
Weight of explosive (TNT), kg 0,113
Operational temperature,°C - 50…+ 50
Average throwing range, m 30-50
Safe drop height, m  3



Overall dimensions, mm  495x312x158
20 Grenades in a wooden case
Gross weight, kg 15