List of torpedo bombers

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This is a list of torpedo bomber aircraft designed or normally equipped to sink ships with aerial torpedoes. Where not all variants were equipped for torpedoes, specific variants capable of carrying torpedoes have been listed, where possible.

List[edit]

The list is ordered by originating country. Dates are of first flight of basic type.

Argentina[edit]

Australia[edit]

CAC Woomera

Canada[edit]

CP-107 Argus

France[edit]

Breguet Alize
Breguet Atlantique

Germany[edit]

Arado Ar.95
Torpedo being loaded on German Heinkel He 115 in 1940

Italy[edit]

G.55S Torpedo-fighter
Savoia-Marchetti S.M.79 torpedo bomber

Japan[edit]

Nakajima B5N2 Model 12 "Kate" over Hickam field, December 7, 1941.
Mitsubishi G4M Betty

Netherlands[edit]

Fokker T.III torpedo bomber

Poland[edit]

Soviet Union[edit]

Ilyushin DB-3

Sweden[edit]

Saab 18
  • SAAB T 18B (torpedo bomber used for ground attack) (1942) - 52 built

United Kingdom[edit]

Sopwith Cuckoo dropping torpedo during trials
Fairey Barracuda torpedo bomber
Restored Fairey Swordfish with a torpedo
Vickers Vildebeeste Mk II of No.100 Squadron RAF making a torpedo drop during target practice.

United States[edit]

Douglas TBD 'Devastators' from Torpedo Eight taxiing up the flight deck of USS Hornet (CV-8) circa 15 May 1942.
The last of Torpedo Eight's TBDs, T-16 (BuNo 1506), flown by LCDR John C. Waldron with Horace Franklin Dobbs, CRMP, in the rear seat, taking off from USS Hornet on 4 June 1942.
A Grumman TBF Avenger dropping a torpedo.

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

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  42. ^ Thompson, 1963, p.173
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