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Country of Origin: Italy


The A184 is the Italian navy's standard wire-guided, heavyweight torpedo for surface combatant and submarine use. It can operate in both shallow and deep waters.

Italian submarines use the B.512/3 torpedo tube; surface ships use the fixed B.516/A tube, which is often stern-mounted (either in the transom or on the fantail).

As with most wire-guided torpedoes, the A184 has good countermeasures resistance in the wire-guided mode. Two-way communication over the wire permits updates...

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