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SST 4 Seeal (Seal)

Country of Origin: Germany


This 21-in (533-mm) torpedo is used in both surface ships and submarines.

The Seeal (German for "seal") was developed in parallel with the shorter, submarine-launched Seeschlange torpedo in the 1960s for the West German navy. The Seeal is launched by surface ships and submarines, the shorter Seeschlange is launched from submarines only.

The SST 4 is the export model of the Seeal. Further development resulted in the SUT (surface and underwater target) torpedo, which is an upgraded...

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