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Energa Rifle Grenade

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Energa Rifle Grenade. This particular version is US M29 training.

The Energa (often written as ENERGA) is an anti-tank rifle grenade, designed by Liechtenstein company Anstalt für die Entwicklung von Erfindungen und Gewerblichen Anwendungen (hence the name of the weapon). Belgian company Mecar started the production in early 1950s, and soon Energa was issued by UK (as Anti-Tank Grenade, No. 94), Belgium, Netherlands and many other states. Current manufacturer of Energa (under the name R1M1) is South African Denel (former Armscor). US Army issued a domestic version of Energa, M28 rifle grenade and its training version M29.

Energa rifle grenades were launched from the following rifles:

Specifications

  • Caliber: 3 in (7.5 cm)
  • Weight: 1.7 lbs (0.8 kg)
  • Length: 16.7 in (42.5 cm)
  • Muzzle velocity: 75 m/s (246 fps)
  • Firing range: 601 yards (550 m) (maximum), 219 yards (200 m) (effective)
  • Armour Penetrating: 7.9 in (20 cm) of armor, 19.7 in (50 cm) of concrete; for the Super Energa with a rocket booster up to 10.8 in (27.5 cm) of armor and 23.6 in (60 cm) of concrete.

The Energa Rifle Grenade and variants can be seen in the following films, television series, video games, and anime used by the following actors:

Film

Show Title Actor Character Note Date
From Russia with Love SPECTRE agents With Lee-Enfield No.4 Mk.I 1963
River of Death Michael Dudikoff John Hamilton With FN FAL 1989

Video Games

Game Title Appears as Notation Release Date
Day of Infamy With Lee-Enfield No.4 Mk.I with Projector Mk 5 2017

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