LT 1A/1 (450 mm)
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Vehicles equipped with this weapon
The LT 1A/1 is a torpedo designed originally for aerial use. The LT 1A/1 has decent explosive mass and speed.
|Torpedo Mode||Mass (kg)||Maximum speed in water (km/h)||Travel distance (km)||Depth stroke (m)||Arming distance (m)||Explosive type||Explosive mass (kg)||TNT equivalent (kg)|
Similar to most torpedoes of reserve ranks, the LT 1A torpedo can destroy most frigates and destroyers with a single hit. However, cruisers will take multiple hits from the LT 1A/1 torpedo to be sunk.
Comparison with analogues
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Usage in battles
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Pros and cons
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- Decent speed for a reserve torpedo
- Good range
- 250 kg of TNT warhead is adequate to take out most enemy destroyers
- Needs precise aim or multiple torpedoes to take out heavier ships like cruisers
- Inferior to the G7a torpedoes that are available for the later German torpedo boats
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