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Black Shark heavyweight torpedo

Country of Origin: Italy


The Black Shark heavyweight torpedo is a wire-guided weapon designed to be launched from submarines and surface ships. Originally developed as the next step beyond the Italian A184 Mod 3, it has become an entirely new design. It is operable in both deep and shallow water.

The Black Shark has an advanced sonar transmitting and receiving architecture (ASTRA) planar-array seeker. ASTRA has a large (17 wavelengths in width) array that allows for very narrow beams. It uses a digital...

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