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Yu-6 heavyweight torpedo

Country of Origin: China


The Yu-6 is a heavyweight thermal torpedo in service with China's newest submarines. It is designed to engage deep-diving submarines and surface ships.

The head of the torpedo is flat with a small sonar base plane. The tail rudder is very narrow with a small wingspan.

The torpedo is wire-guided and has active/passive acoustic-homing and wake-homing sensors. The guidance system reportedly uses an Intel 80486-class microprocessor. The transducer array is said to have at least 55...

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