Tuesday, April 23, 2024

U.S. Army acquires more M67 fragmentation hand grenades

The U.S. government has awarded Day & Zimmermann Lone Star LLC a contract for procurement of M67 fragmentation hand grenades. 

The contract, announced Tuesday by the U.S. Department of Defense, is worth more than $10 million and covers production of new M67 fragmentation hand grenades.

“Day & Zimmermann Lone Star LLC, Texarkana, Texas, was awarded a $10,375,695 modification (P00011) to contract W52P1J-16-C-0001 for M67 fragmentation hand grenades,” said in the statement of the U.S. Department of Defense.


The work will be managed through the Day & Zimmermann Lone Star plant in Texarkana, Texas, and will require the procurement of major components as well as explosive loading and packout of the grenade.  An estimated completion date of Aug. 31, 2021.

The M67 grenade is a fragmentation hand grenade that uses a time fuze and is thrown by hand.

The M67 is a further development of the M33 grenade, itself a replacement for the M26-series grenades used during the Korean and Vietnam Wars, and the older Mk 2 “pineapple” grenade used since World War I.

If you would like to show your support for what we are doing, here's where to do it.

If you wish to report grammatical or factual errors within our news articles, you can let us know by using the online feedback form.

Executive Editor

About author:

Dylan Malyasov
Dylan Malyasov
Dylan Malyasov is the editor-in-chief of Defence Blog. He is a journalist, an accredited defense advisor, and a consultant. His background as a defense advisor and consultant adds a unique perspective to his journalistic endeavors, ensuring that his reporting is well-informed and authoritative. read more



Russia resumes production of engines for T-80BVM tanks

Amidst Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu's visit to the Omsk Tank Plant (Omsktransmash), it has been revealed that full-scale production of GTD-1250 gas turbine engines...