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F21 heavyweight torpedo

Country of Origin: France


The F21 is a heavyweight torpedo under development by France for its nuclear-powered submarines. It can also be launched from surface vessels. The weapon will replace the F17 Mod 2 torpedo now in service. It is designed to destroy both submarines and surface ships.

The F21 is a 21-in (533-mm) torpedo. It is 19 ft 8 in (6 m) long and weighs less than 3,300 lb (1,500 kg).

The torpedo can operates at depths from 33 ft (10 m) to 1,640 ft (500 m), covering both littoral and deep-water...

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