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CY-1 anti-submarine rocket

Country of Origin: China


The CY-1 (Chang Ying-1) is a first-generation Chinese rocket-assisted torpedo, similar in concept to the U.S. ASROC (see separate database entry). Launched from a multi-celled mount in surface warships, the CY-1 follows a ballistic trajectory to the vicinity of the target. An acoustic homing torpedo, possibly the Yu-4 or Yu-7, separates from the delivery vehicle and is parachuted into the water to attack the target with a high-explosive warhead. The CY-1 is believed to able to be...

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