Yu-4  
Initial Operational Capability (IOC): 1982
Total Production: ?
Also Known As: SAET-50, Yu-4A and Yu-4B
Origin: China
Parent System: Yu-4
Initial Operational Capability (IOC): 1982
Total Production: ?
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Description: The Yu-4 is a submarine-launched, passive acoustic-homing torpedo derived from the Soviet SAET-50/50M torpedo introduced in the late 1950s or early 1960s. Other upgraded versions, Yu-4B, are fitted with acoustic homing head and feature extended range using improved batteries. The torpedo has a diameter of 533mm, a range between 6 to 15 kilometers with a cruise speed from 30 to 40 knots, Yu-4A and Yu-4B respectively. The torpedo is suitable to engage both surface ships and submarines. The Yu-4A torpedo entered service with the People's Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) submarine fleet in the early 1980s.

Yu-4 Applications


Fighting Ships Type 039 Type 039G Type 041 Type 041A Type 091

Yu-4 Specifications

Dimensions
Diameter: 533 millimeter (21.0 inch)
Length: 7.75 meter (305 inch)
Performance
Max Range: 15,000 meter (8.10 nautical mile)
Speed
Cruise Speed: 40 knot (0.06 mach)
Weight
Warhead: 309 kilogram (681 pound)
Weight: 1,775 kilogram (3,913 pound)
CEP: Circular Error Probable
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Yu-4 News

There is 1 news
on 30 Aug 2016
Tuesday, August 30, 2016Pakistan and China Sign Deal for Eight Yuan II Attack Submarines

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