Mark 22 torpedo

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Mark 22 torpedo
Type Anti-surface ship torpedo[1]
Place of origin United States
Service history
In service never in service[1]
Production history
Designer Bell Telephone Laboratories[1]
Westinghouse Electric
Designed 1944[1]
Number built 2 prototypes[2]
Specifications
Weight 3060 pounds[1]
Length 246 inches[1]
Diameter 21 inches[1]

Effective firing range 4000 yards[1]
Warhead HBX[1]
Warhead weight 500 pounds[1]

Engine Electric[1]
Speed 29 knots[1]
Guidance
system
Gyroscope[1]
Launch
platform
Submarines[1]

The Mark 22 torpedo, was an active acoustic homing torpedo developed by Bell Telephone Laboratories and Westinghouse Electric 1944. Development of this torpedo was discontinued at the end of World War II.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o Jolie, E.W. (15 September 1978). "A Brief History of US Navy Torpedo Development: Torpedo Mk22". Retrieved 19 June 2013. 
  2. ^ "United States of America Torpedoes Pre-World War II". Retrieved 26 June 2013.