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Barracuda supercavitating torpedo

Country of Origin: Germany


The Barracuda is a supercavitating torpedo that has been under development by Diehl BGT Defence in Germany. The weapon is designed as a close-in defense against underwater threats.

Diehl BGT Defence has designated the program the Superkavitierender Unterwasserlaufkorper,or supercavitating underwater running object.

The torpedo is powered by a solid-propellant rocket motor and is fitted with an inertial measurement unit, autopilot and conical tip that can be moved through an...

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