MU-90 Impact lightweight torpedo Weapon Systems // Naval Mines/Torpedoes // Torpedoes

Country of Origin: France

The MU-90 Impact, which began as the Murene (Moray), is a lightweight, 12.75-in (324-mm), anti-submarine torpedo developed by the French navy. It was designed to replace older lightweight torpedoes in French service, primarily the U.S. Mk 44 and Mk 46. In 1991, the French Thomson-Marconi Murene and Italian Whitehead Alenia A-290 torpedo programs were combined into one effort as the MU-90 Impact, under the Eurotorp consortium. The MU-90 is designed for use on board surface combatants...


Like what you're reading? Become a member.

To become a member, please call (+1) 202-450-3967 or click here to
request subscription information.

If you are already a member, please log in to view this content.