The Indian Navy has decided to inductinto its arsenal.
This inductionthat have the capability to manufacture heavyweight torpedoes.
is a cigar-shaped, self-propelled , launched from a submarine, surface vessel, or airplane and designed for exploding upon contact with the hulls of surface vessels and submarines.
electrically-propelled underwater weapon equipped with one of the most advanced automatic and remote-controlled guidance systems. The weapon system uses its own intelligence in tracing the target. It can hit stealth submarines underwater.
It is seven to eight metres long, weighs 1,500 kg and has a diameter of 533 mm. The anti-submarine electric torpedo when fired can travel at 40 knots, or 74 kmph. Theis and it can carry a
The weapon has been jointlyVisakhapatnam and the (Hyderabad).
(NSTL), Visakhapatnam was established on August 20, 1969 to undertake research and development of complete major naval systems (Underwater Mines, Torpedoes, Fire Control Systems, Weapon Launchers, Targets, Decoys, etc) for the Indian Navy to make it self-reliant.
a Government of India Enterprise under the was established in Hyderabad in the year 1970 to be a manufacturing base for guided missiles and allied defence equipment.