Saab and the Swedish Defence Materiel Administration (FMV) and Swedish Armed Forces have conducted the first tests with the Saab Lightweight Torpedo (SLWT) from a Visby-class corvette and Gotland-class submarine.
Tag Archives : Torpedo
22 May 2020
The United States' State Department approved a possible Foreign Military Sale (FMS) to Taiwan of eighteen MK 48 Mod6 Advanced Technology (AT) Heavyweight Torpedoes (HWT) and related equipment for an estimated cost of $180 million. But which ROC Navy Submarines are set to get these torpedoes ?
21 May 2020
Northrop Grumman has successfully manufactured and tested the first industry-built Very Lightweight Torpedo (VLWT) for the U.S. Navy. The prototype torpedo is based on the Pennsylvania State University Applied Research Laboratory’s (PSU-ARL) design that was distributed to defense industrial manufacturers in 2016.
14 Apr 2020
The United States' State Department approved a possible Foreign Military Sale (FMS) to India of 10 AGM-84L Harpoon Block II anti-ship missiles and 19 MK 54 lightweight torpedoes for a total amount of $155 million. These weapons are intended for the Indian Navy's P-8I Neptune Maritime Patrol Aircraft (MPA)
25 Feb 2020
Naval Group delivered the first batches of F21 new generation heavyweight torpedoes to the French Navy (Marine Nationale) as well as to the Brazilian Navy (Marinha do Brasil).
04 Sep 2019
The Swedish Armed Forces (SwAF) recently delivered parts of Torped 45 anti-submarine torpedoes to Finland, the Swedish Defence Materiel Administration (FMV) stated on September 2, 2019.
07 Aug 2019
The Colombian Navy (Armada Nacional de la República de Colombia) recently conducted a sinking exercise (SINKEX) as part of the Neptune III large scale exercise.
18 Jul 2019
Naval Group, Europe's leading naval shipbuilder, has submitted a proposal to partner with Australian businesses and industry to locally produce the latest generation torpedo countermeasure technology, CANTO.
20 May 2019
Canada is requesting a US$387 million order for 425 Mk 54 lightweight torpedoes conversion kits through the US Foreign Military Sales program, the Defense Security Cooperation Agency stated on May 17, 2019.
15 May 2019
Saab’s Lightweight Torpedo System (SLWT) is under the spotlight at this year’s IMDEX Asia maritime exhibition. The SLWT is an advanced lightweight torpedo system being developed by Saab in cooperation with the Swedish Defence Materiel Administration (FMV), the Swedish Defence Research Agency (FOI) and the Swedish Armed Forces (SwAF).