Seal DM2A1 (533 mm)

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Description

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.[1]

Vehicles equipped with this weapon

General info

Effective damage

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Comparison with analogues

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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.

Pros and cons

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History

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Msg-info.png German torpedoes designed after World War II are named after sea animals.

Media

  • Seal DM2A1 (533 mm) torpedoes launched from the rear-facing torpedo launchers on a Type 143 Albatrol.

See also

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References


Torpedoes
USA 
450 mm  Mk.7
533 mm  Mk.8 · Mk.8-3 C/D · Mk.15 · Mk.16
569 mm  Mk.13 · Mk.13-1 * · Mk.13-1 Case *
Germany 
450 mm  LT 1A/1 (450 mm) · F5W *
533 mm  G7a · G7e (mod. T5a) · Mark 35 · Seal DM2A1
USSR 
400 mm  SET-40
450 mm  45-36NU · 45-36AN * · 45-36MAN *
533 mm  53-38 · 53-39 · 53-56 · SET-65
Britain 
450 mm  Mark XII ** · Mark XV **
533 mm  Mk.V · Mk.VIII · Mk.IX
Japan 
324 mm  Mark 46
450 mm  Type 2 · Type 44 No.2 · Type 91 Model 2 * · Type 91 Model 3 *
533 mm  Type 6 · Type 89
610 mm  Type 8 No.2 · Type 90 · Type 93 Model 1, Mod 2 · Type 93 Model 3
Italy 
450 mm  F200/450 * · SI 170 · Si 200
533 mm  S.I.270 · S.I. 250/533,4X7,5 Tipo A · S.I. 270/533,4X7,2 Tipo I · S.I. 270/533,4X7,2 Tipo M
Sweden 
450 mm  m/38* · m/41*
  *  = Aerial torpedo
** = Aerial and ship-launched torpedo