Varunastra heavyweight torpedo Weapon Systems // Naval Mines/Torpedoes // Torpedoes


Country of Origin: India

The Varunastra is an indigenously designed and built wire-guided heavyweight torpedo in service with the Indian navy. The weapon features about 95 percent indigenous content. The Varunastra is designed to target stealthy submarines in both deep and coastal waters including environments with significant countermeasures. The electrically powered torpedo uses a 250-kW zinc-silver oxide battery and has a copper cable wire-guidance system. The Varunastra is expected to be the first heavyweight...

 

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