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It has to be thin and light to help reduce to a minimum the load the torpedo plane must carry.
In May 2016 the Swedish Defence Material Administration (FMV) placed an order for the development and production of New Lightweight Torpedo system.
Torpedo sit a comfortable third in the Western Conference behind powerhouses SKA St Petersburg and CSKA Moscow and will be full of confidence having recorded their third home win in a row with a 5-0 drubbing of Medvescak Zagreb on Tuesday.
Defence ministry officials said that the process for revoking the Request for Proposal on the Black Shark torpedo contract, had been initiated in May this year.
The Black Shark torpedo was selected from among different contenders based on its performance in technical trials, its competitive price and the opinion of officers who said it was best suited for the submarines that were to be built in Mumbai.
The torpedo is just fired from submarines and the Navy's Tareq class and Qadir class submarines are equipped with the torpedo," he added.
The modern self-propelled torpedo, invented and improved in the last half of the nineteenth century by the Englishman Robert Whitehead, was naval warfare's first "fire and forget" weapon.
However, when we looked closer, it said on a brass plate Torpedo Patent Washing Machine, followed by Torpedo Washing Machine Co, Huddersfield.
That's why the Canadian government formulated a hardkill torpedo defence requirement that states the requirement to fit anti-torpedo torpedoes (ATTs) on all major Royal Canadian Navy platforms (frigates, support ships, submarines).
Fighters provided cover for the dive bombers and the torpedo planes.
Epstein's identification of what she terms "servant" technology--in this case, innovations in subsidiary testing procedures integral to the improvement of torpedo technology--is an especially insightful and valuable contribution.
Though the historical work on the torpedo is both detailed and enthralling, Epstein attempts to do more with this book than simply expound on a specific weapon system.