Mark 33 torpedo
|Mark 33 torpedo|
|Place of origin||United States|
|In service||never in service|
|Designer||Bureau of Ordnance
|Effective firing range||5000-19,000 yards|
|Warhead weight||500 pounds|
|Submarines and aircraft|
The Mark 33 torpedo was the first passive acoustic antisurface ship/antisubmarine homing torpedo intended for the United States Navy to employ a cast aluminum shell. It featured two speeds – high and low, and was meant to be launched from submarines and aircraft.
- Jolie, E.W. (15 September 1978). "A Brief History of US Navy Torpedo Development: Torpedo Mine Mk33". Retrieved 22 June 2013.