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65-73 torpedo

Country of Origin: Russia


The 65-series 25.5-in (650-mm) submarine torpedo was among the largest diameter torpedoes to serve with any navy. It may have been carried by some of the newer classes of Russian nuclear-propelled submarines

The only previous torpedoes to enter operational service with a diameter greater than 21 in/533 mm are believed to have been the German Type H-8 (23.6 in/600 mm) and the British Mk I (24.5 in/622 mm) during World War I, and the famed World War II Japanese Type 93 "Long Lance,"...

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