F17 torpedo

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DTCN F17
Type Anti-surface ship torpedo
Place of origin France
Production history
Manufacturer Direction Technique des Constructions Navales
Specifications
Weight 1410 kg
Length 5.9m (19.4ft)
Diameter 550 mm (21.65 in)

Maximum firing range 18 km
Warhead HE: 250kg (551 lbs)

Engine Electric, silver-zinc oxide batteries
Speed 35 knots
Guidance
system
wire-guided and passive terminal homing
Launch
platform
Frigates, submarines

The DTCN F17 was a wire-guided anti-surface ship torpedo originally produced in 1971. France, Spain, and Saudi Arabia were its primary users.

A control panel above the launch platform allowed for instantaneous switching between two modes, wire-guided or autonomous passive homing.

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