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Yu-11 lightweight torpedo

Country of Origin: China


The Yu-11 is a Chinese lightweight 324-mm torpedo. It is expected to equip the People’s Liberation Army Navy’s anti-submarine warfare (ASW) helicopters, maritime patrol aircraft and surface ships.

The torpedo uses a pumpjet propulsor. The propulsor likely allows an increase in operating depth compared to the Yu-7 to more than 1,970 ft (600 m) and decreases its radiated noise.

It is visibly longer than the Yu-7, in excess of (3 m) in total. The Yu-11 is expected to be heaver than...

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