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Mark 44 torpedo

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The Mark 44 torpedo is a now-obsolete air-launched and ship-launched lightweight torpedo manufactured in the United States, and under licence in Canada, France, Italy, Japan and the United Kingdom, with 10,500 being produced for U.S. service. [1]

28 relations: Aircraft, American Machine and Foundry, Anti-submarine warfare, Destroyer, Electric motor, General Electric, Hawker Siddeley Nimrod, High Blast Explosive, Ikara (missile), Isopropyl nitrate, Light Airborne Multi-Purpose System, Lockheed P-3 Orion, Magnesium, Magnetostriction, Maritime patrol, Mark 46 torpedo, Naval Ordnance Station Forest Park, Pittsfield, Massachusetts, Proceedings (magazine), Royal Air Force, Royal Australian Navy, Royal Navy, RUR-5 ASROC, Silver chloride, Soviet Union, Torpedo, United States Naval Institute, United States Navy.


An aircraft is a machine that is able to fly by gaining support from the air.

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American Machine and Foundry

American Machine and Foundry (known after 1970 as AMF, Inc.) was one of the United States' largest recreational equipment companies, with diversified products as disparate as garden equipment, atomic reactors, and yachts.

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Anti-submarine warfare

Anti-submarine warfare (ASW, or in older form A/S) is a branch of underwater warfare that uses surface warships, aircraft, or other submarines to find, track and deter, damage, or destroy enemy submarines.

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In naval terminology, a destroyer is a fast, maneuverable long-endurance warship intended to escort larger vessels in a fleet, convoy or battle group and defend them against smaller powerful short-range attackers.

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Electric motor

An electric motor is an electrical machine that converts electrical energy into mechanical energy.

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General Electric

General Electric Company (GE) is an American multinational conglomerate incorporated in New York and headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts.

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Hawker Siddeley Nimrod

The Hawker Siddeley Nimrod was a maritime patrol aircraft developed and operated by the United Kingdom.

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High Blast Explosive

High Blast Explosive, or HBX, is an explosive used as a bursting charge in missile warheads, mines, depth bombs, depth charges, and torpedoes.

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Ikara (missile)

The Ikara missile was an Australian ship-launched anti-submarine missile, named after an Australian Aboriginal word for "throwing stick".

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Isopropyl nitrate

Isopropyl nitrate (IPN, 2-propyl nitrate) is a colorless liquid monopropellant.

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Light Airborne Multi-Purpose System

The Light Airborne Multi-Purpose System (LAMPS) is the United States Navy's program that developed manned helicopters that assist the surface fleet in anti-submarine warfare.

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Lockheed P-3 Orion

The Lockheed P-3 Orion is a four-engine turboprop anti-submarine and maritime surveillance aircraft developed for the United States Navy and introduced in the 1960s.

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Magnesium is a chemical element with symbol Mg and atomic number 12.

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Magnetostriction (cf. electrostriction) is a property of ferromagnetic materials that causes them to change their shape or dimensions during the process of magnetization.

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Maritime patrol

Maritime patrol is the task of monitoring areas of water.

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Mark 46 torpedo

The Mark 46 torpedo is the backbone of the United States Navy's lightweight anti-submarine warfare torpedo inventory, and is the current NATO standard.

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Naval Ordnance Station Forest Park

Naval Ordnance Station Forest Park (NOSF) was in Forest Park, Illinois.

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Pittsfield, Massachusetts

Pittsfield is the largest city and the county seat of Berkshire County, Massachusetts, United States.

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Proceedings (magazine)

Proceedings is a 96-page monthly magazine published by the United States Naval Institute.

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Royal Air Force

The Royal Air Force (RAF) is the United Kingdom's aerial warfare force.

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Royal Australian Navy

The Royal Australian Navy (RAN) is the naval branch of the Australian Defence Force.

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Royal Navy

The Royal Navy (RN) is the United Kingdom's naval warfare force.

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The RUR-5 ASROC (for "Anti-Submarine ROCket") is an all-weather, all sea-conditions anti-submarine missile system.

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Silver chloride

Silver chloride is a chemical compound with the chemical formula AgCl.

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Soviet Union

The Soviet Union, officially the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) was a socialist state in Eurasia that existed from 1922 to 1991.

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A modern torpedo is a self-propelled weapon with an explosive warhead, launched above or below the water surface, propelled underwater towards a target, and designed to detonate either on contact with its target or in proximity to it.

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United States Naval Institute

The United States Naval Institute (USNI), based in Annapolis, Maryland, is a private, non-profit, professional military association that seeks to offer independent, nonpartisan forums for debate of national defense and security issues.

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United States Navy

The United States Navy (USN) is the naval warfare service branch of the United States Armed Forces and one of the seven uniformed services of the United States.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mark_44_torpedo

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