Initial Operational Capability (IOC):
Also Known As: MK50
Origin: United States of America
Parent System: Mark 50
Initial Operational Capability (IOC): 1992
Total Production: ?
Description: The Mark 50 torpedo is an advanced lightweight, self-propelled guided underwater projectile, designed to attack faster, deeper-diving and sophisticated submarines. The Mark 50 will eventually replace the Mark 46 as the US Navy lightweight torpedo. The Mark 50 can be launched from surface ships' torpedo tubes and any aircraft and helicopter.
Mark 50 Applications
Mark 50 Specifications
Diameter: 324 millimeter
Length: 2.84 meter
Max Target's Depth: 600 meter
Top Speed: 21 mps (76 kph)
Warhead: 45 kilogram
Weight: 340 kilogram
CEP: Circular Error Probable
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on 26 Oct 2004
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