A244/S Mod 3 Lightweight Torpedo Completes Acceptance Tests For Indonesian Navy
Whitehead Alenia Sistemi Subacquei broadcasts the profitable testing of the A244/S Mod 3 light-weight torpedo for the Indonesian Navy. The A244/S Mod 3 (commercialised by EuroTorp) is an Italian light-weight, fire-and-forget torpedo employed for anti-submarine warfare. It may be launched from floor vessels or from plane, and locates the goal by way of an acoustic seeker. The A244/S Mod 3 Light-weight Torpedo represents the newest improve of the world-wide confirmed A244/S household, a LWT in service with greater than 16 Navies, designed to counter the risk posed by each fashionable typical and nuclear submarines.
A brand new and extra highly effective propulsion battery, with an elevated variety of cells and an electrolyte circulation system, ensures the next high pace and a 50% improve within the endurance of the weapon. The introduction of an digital controller permits a variable pace propulsion with additional benefits by way of endurance and hit chance. The acoustic efficiency of the A244/S in very shallow waters is now supported by an Superior Digital Sign Processor module, to counter the newest and extra subtle torpedo countermeasures. The A244/S Mod 3 torpedo will be simply launched from any floor platform or plane.
The introduction of an digital controller permits a variable-speed propulsion with additional benefits by way of endurance and hitting chance. The acoustic efficiency of the A244/S in very shallow waters is now supported by a sophisticated digital sign processor module, to counter the newest and extra subtle torpedo countermeasures. The A244/S Mod 3 torpedo will be launched from any floor platform or plane. The Superior Digital Sign Processor, launched within the newest Mod 3 improve, is able to classifying and monitoring a number of targets concurrently, permitting a transparent discrimination between the goal and countermeasures.
Whitehead Alenia Sistemi Subacquei (WASS), named after the inventor of the ‘Torpedo’, Robert Whitehead, has been a part of Finmeccanica (now Leonardo S.p.A) since 1995. The corporate, which largely employs excessive degree-qualified engineers, with places of work and premises in Livorno, Genova, Napoli and La Spezia, is totally chargeable for the design, growth, manufacturing, integration and buyer supply of its spectacular product vary. GEIE EuroTorp is a consortium fashioned in July 1993 by French and Italian protection corporations. Member corporations of GEIE EuroTorp are WASS (50%), Naval Group (beforehand DCNS Group), for and on behalf of DCNS (26%) and Thales (24%).
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