No. 74 ST Grenade

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The No. 74 Anti-Tank Grenade S.T. "Sticky Bomb" was used by the Commonwealth Forces in WW2. The grenade used a time fuze with a 5 seconds delay. There are two variants of this grenade. The body of the Mk. I grenade was made of glass, whereas the body of the Mk. II was made of bakelite. The body was covered with a sock which was coated with birdlime. This helped to stick the grenade onto the desired target: unfortunately, it could also help the grenade stick to undesired targets, such as the soldier's own uniform. The most visible difference between the models is how the handle is screwed into the body. The Mk. I has outer threads on the body to screw the handle ONTO, whereas the Mk. II has inner threads in the body to screw the handle INTO. This can be used for easy identification.

No. 74 Mk. I Anti-Tank Grenade S.T. "Sticky Bomb".
No. 74 Mk. II Anti-Tank Grenade S.T. "Sticky Bomb".

No. 74 Mk. I and Mk. II

Specifications

(1940 - 1943)

  • Type: Hand Grenade Anti-Tank
  • Country of Origin: United Kingdom
  • Diameter: 127mm (5 in)
  • Length: 258mm (10.2 in)
  • Weight: 1020.5g (2,25 lbs)
  • Filler: Nobels 823
  • Detonation Mechanism: Timed (5 sec delay)

"No. 74" Anti-Tank hand grenade has appeared in the following films, television series, and video games used by the following actors:

Video Games

Game Title Appears as Mods Notation Release Date
Call of Duty 3 unknown Mk. 2006
Call of Duty: World at War Mk. I 2008
Wolfenstein Mk. I 2009
Heroes & Generals Mk. I 2016
Call of Duty: WWII 2017
Call of Duty: Vanguard "Sticky Bomb" Mk. I; added in Season 2 (2022) 2021




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