The US Army is working on a new hand grenade that can operate as either a fragmentation or a blast pressure device.
It means collateral damage can be limited in certain circumstances.
It is the first new grenade in more than 40 years, said the Picatinny Arsenal where it is being developed.
Unlike traditional grenades, the Enhanced Tactical Multi-Purpose (ET-MP) hand grenade is designed to be thrown with either the right or left hand.
"Current grenades require a different arming procedure for left-handed users," said a statement by the US Army...Read more...