TITLE

Torpedoes Challenged

AUTHOR(S)
Hooton, E. R.
PUB. DATE
December 2005
SOURCE
Armada International;Dec/Jan2006, Vol. 29 Issue 6, p44
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article examines the advances in torpedoes. There are two types of torpedoes, the heavyweight and the lightweight. In the post-Cold War, post-nine-eleven world, the target remains the submarine. Nose technology has seen some developments with the introduction of electronically steerable planar sonar arrays.
ACCESSION #
19496909

 

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