Seal DM2A1 (533 mm)
Wire-guided anti-ship torpedo. Has passive homing capability. When launched by surface ships, these torpedoes are fired back over the stern with the tail facing forward.
Vehicles equipped with this weapon
|General charactistics of Seal DM2A1 (533 mm)|
|Date of Design||1967|
|Date in Service||1969|
|Weight||1,370 kg (3,020 lbs)|
|Overall Length||6.550 m (257.9 in)|
|Explosive Charge||250 kg (551 lbs)|
|Range / Speed||20,000 m (22,000 yards) / 33 knots
Also has a lower speed setting for increased range
|Power Supply||Silver-zinc battery|
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Usage in battles
Primarily used to combat enemy craft. Due to its unique launch style, it is possible to hit an enemy extremely close off the starboard-aft of the Type 143 "Albatros". This is extremely risky, however, due to how close in proximity both ships must be.
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|533 mm||Mk.8 · Mk.8-3 C/D · Mk.15 · Mk.16|
|569 mm||Mk.13 * · Mk.13/44 (569 mm) *|
|450 mm||LT 1A/1 (450 mm) · F5W *|
|533 mm||G7a · G7e (mod. T5a) · Seal DM2A1|
|400 mm||SET-40 (400 mm)|
|450 mm||45-36NU · 45-36AN * · 45-36MAN *|
|533 mm||53-38 · 53-39 · 53-56 · SET-65|
|450 mm||Mark XII ** · Mark XV **|
|533 mm||Mk.V · Mk.VIII · Mk.IX|
|324 mm||Mark 46|
|450 mm||Type 2 · Type 44 No.2 · Type 91 Model 2 * · Type 91 Model 3 *|
|533 mm||Type 6|
|610 mm||Type 8 No.2 · Type 90 · Type 93 Model 1, Mod 2 · Type 93 Model 3|
|450 mm||F200/450 *|
|450 mm||m/38 · m/41|
| * = Aerial torpedo|
** = Aerial and ship-launched torpedo