Torpedo Launching System – SLT is capable of fire at least 3 torpedoes model MK46 Mod 5 from one triple launchers installed in the two sides of the ships. The system is made up of the following units:
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3 tubes capable of pneumatically launching a MK46 antisubmarine torpedo.
Operating temp. and humidity: MIL-STD-810F
Electromagnetic Interference: MIL-STD-461E
Dimensions: 3500 X 950 X 1350 mm (Length X Weight X Height)
Weight: 1010 kg (empty)
Informs the course error of the launched torpedo. It also has two luminous indicators that command the two phases: INTERCEPT and ATTACK.
Course Indication Unit
It has a dial that informs the ship’s true course as well as an adjustable scale where the required course can be read to enable positioning of the launchers.
Torpedo Control Unit
Provides the features for selection of the launching tube, programming of the parameters for the torpedo, selection of the operation mode and fi ring sequence. The torpedo fi ring commands can be initiated either in AUTOMATIC mode (under control of the ship’s fi re control system) or in MANUAL mode. Whichever fi ring equence that is in progress can be aborted by pressing a key.
Programmable parameters of the torpedo:
Search depth: 80S, 125S, 275, 500, 850 and 1400 feet
Gyro angle: 35°E, 70°E, 0°, 35°D and 70°D
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