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Sting Ray  
Initial Operational Capability (IOC): 1983
Total Production: 2,000
Also Known As: Sting Ray Mod 1
Origin: United Kingdom
Corporations: BAE Systems
Parent System: Sting Ray
Initial Operational Capability (IOC): 1983
Total Production: 2,000
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Description: The Sting Ray is a lightweight torpedo employed by the Royal Air Force and the Royal Navy onboard their rotary/fixed wing aircraft and surface ships. The Sting Ray has been designed to perform anti-submarine warfare. It entered service with the RN and RAF in 1983.

The Sing Ray Mod 1 is an upgraded model with improved shallow water performance that will extend its service life through 2025. It is electrically powered and features an active homing head with autonomous operation mode once launched. A single shaped charge warhead ensures enemy submarine kill.

The Sting Ray Mod 1 torpedo completed development in 2003 and is expected a achieve wide deployment with the RAF and Royal Navy by 2006 replacing Sting Ray Mod 0. On 14 February 2003, BAe Systems was awarded a production order worth £441 million ($786 million).

Sting Ray Applications

Fighting Ships F310 Fridtjof Nansen Type 23 Support Aircraft C-212 Aviocar EH101 Merlin NH90 NFH Nimrod MRA4 P-3C Orion Super Lynx Wildcat HMA

Sting Ray Specifications

Diameter: 324 millimeter (12.8 inch)
Length: 2.59 meter (102 inch)
CEP: Circular Error Probable
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Sting Ray News

There are 6 news between
14 Feb 2003 and 28 Jan 2013
Monday, January 28, 2013First Royal Navy Wildcat HMA Mark 2 Helicopter Makes Maiden Flight
Monday, August 10, 2009Royal Navy, RAF and BAE Systems Sign 10-Year Contract for Spearfish and Sting Ray Torpedoes
Friday, June 26, 2009Norway Orders Sting Ray Torpedo
Monday, February 23, 2009Norway Selects Sting Ray Mod 1 Anti-Submarine Torpedo
Tuesday, April 22, 2008UK MoD Awards BAE Systems Speafish Torpedo Extension Contract
Friday, February 14, 2003Sting Ray Mod 1, Next Generation Lightweight Torpedo for UK

Operators & Related Equipment

Torpedo purchased for use on the Nansen-class frigates and NH90 helicopters

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