Initial Operational Capability (IOC): 29 June 2016
Total Production: 73
Unitary Cost: USD$1.8 million
Origin: India
Corporations: Bharat Dynamics Limited
Parent System: Varunastra
Initial Operational Capability (IOC): 29 June 2016
Total Production: 73
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Description: The Indian Navy Varunastra is a domestically designed and built torpedo intended to engage quite and stealthy submarines both in deep and swallow waters in intense countermeasures environment. This heavyweight torpedo was developed by the DRDO's Naval Science and Technological Laboratory (NSTL) to be launched from surface ships against submerged submarines. It is powered by an electric motor reaching a top speed of 40 nautical miles per hour while carrying a 250 kg warhead. The Varunastra torpedo was introduced in June 2016 with the Indian Navy ordering 73 such weapons.

Varunastra Applications

Fighting Ships Project 877

Varunastra Specifications

Diameter: 533 millimeter (21.0 inch)
Length: 7.60 meter (299 inch)
Max Range: 20,000 meter (10.8 nautical mile)
Top Speed: 38 knot (70 kph)
Warhead: 250 kilogram (551 pound)
Weight: 1,500 kilogram (3,307 pound)
CEP: Circular Error Probable
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Varunastra News

There are 2 news between
29 Jun 2016 and 16 Feb 2017
Thursday, February 16, 2017Indian Navy Test Fires Varunastra Torpedo from Kilo Class Submarine
Wednesday, June 29, 2016India Introduces Varunastra Homegrown Torpedo

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