53-39 (533 mm)
The 533 mm 53-39 was a Soviet torpedo introduced in 1941. It's an upgraded version of the first torpedo of the Soviet development, the Model 53-27, based on lessons learned from reverse-engineering Italian 533 mm torpedoes, and thus: sharing similar characteristics - notably high speed and short range.
Vehicles equipped with this weapon
|Vehicles equipped with this weapon|
|Frigates||Karl Marx · Rosomacha|
|Destroyers||Bezuprechny · Neustrashimy · Ognevoy · Smelyi · Tashkent|
|Light cruisers||Kirov · Maxim Gorky · Sverdlov · Voroshilov|
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