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ASW-600 Elma

Country of Origin: Sweden


The Swedish ASW-600 Elma anti-submarine grenade launcher is a close-range anti-submarine warfare (ASW) weapon designed to disable rather than to sink submarines in coastal waters. Its principal use is as a harassment weapon to force unidentified submarine targets to the surface.

The launcher consists of Saab LLS-920 nine-tube units that are installed ahead of the bridge on the main deck of most Swedish patrol and missile craft. Each tube is made of non-magnetic stainless steel and...

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