Mark 48 torpedo

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  • Info The Mark 48 and its improved Advanced Capability (ADCAP) variant are American heavyweight submarine-launched torpedoes. more...
  • She also participated as a support ship in the tests conducted on the new Mark 48 torpedo.
  • The ships were originally designed to carry and launch the Mark 48 torpedo from a large space beneath the flight deck aft.
  • Maryland fired one Mark 48 torpedo during the exercise, which finally sank ex-Guam.
  • Brazil's boats will receive new integrated combat systems from Lockheed Martin to enable use of the Mark 48 torpedo.
  • On 22 July, the submarine fired a Mark 48 torpedo at the former ammunition ship, breaking the ship in two and sinking her.
  • Approximately 600 torpedoes were built by 1976, when the torpedo was replaced by the Mark 48 torpedo.
  • Ovens became the first RAN submarine to fire an armed Mark 48 torpedo, when she sank the decommissioned on 4 March 1987.
  • At least one Mark 48 torpedo was reportedly recovered by Chinese fishermen in the late 1970s or early 1980s, and the government of China might have begun reverse engineering in the 1980s.
  • The transducer array of the torpedo's acoustic seeker is believed to have about the same number of transducers as the Mark 48 torpedo.
  • She was the first submarine certified to employ the Mark 48 torpedo and both Harpoon missiles and Tomahawk missiles.
  • It was sunk by a Mark 48 torpedo fired from the Australian submarine on 24 July 2012.
  • Among the range of armaments used by the class are the Mark 48 torpedo, the Harpoon anti-ship missile, and the Tomahawk cruise missile.
  • On 18 November, the submarine got underway for Bangor, Washington, to spend a month testing the Mark 48 torpedo.
  • To expedite the sinking, the Bremerton fired a Mark 48 torpedo at the underside of the ship.
  • Command of Pargo brought with it a wide range of intense and fascinating experiences: training and target practice with the Mark 48 torpedo, as well as more under-ice and Arctic explorations.
  • The same day, Pogy conducted SINKEX 1-75, a test of a warshot Mark 48 torpedo against a target submarine.
  • There are few if any aerial torpedo designs that are also used by submarines, owing to the significantly reduced size and thus capability of aerial torpedoes compared with their full-sized submarine counterparts such as the American Mark 48 torpedo.
  • During the first two weeks of February, she participated in an ASW exercise off Andros Island then returned to the Tongue of the Ocean for three weeks late in April and early in May as part of a Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) project evaluating the Mark 48 torpedo.
  • On 27 April 1975, she was taken to sea for one last time and used as a test target for a Mark 48 torpedo fired by (SSN-647) off Hawaii.
  • HMS Churchill evaluated both the American Mark 48 torpedo and the UGM-84 Harpoon missile, though only the latter was adopted by the Royal Navy.
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