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Old January 7th, 2015, 08:31 AM

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I did my national service in the Norwegian AF (94-95), and we threw a live grenade during boot-camp. Later I went on to be a "terminal-assistant", booking plane-tickets, loading and unloading visiting transport-aircrafts, and sending goods with civilian planes. Once we sent a crate of "practice hand-grenades", actually blue-painted lumps of lead formed like pine-apple-grenades. The people on the air-port opened the parcel, due to the marking, and believed it was real grenades. Their reaction was quite funny. Managed to convince they were harmless, so they got sent eventually.

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Yeah, not sure if it's NATO (or even international) standards but all dummy/practice ammo is light blue so you know what it is at a glance. Always fun when someone who doesn't know that sees a bomb or something and freaks out.
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