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Mark 50 torpedo

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The Mark 50 torpedo is a U.S. Navy advanced lightweight torpedo for use against fast, deep-diving submarines. [1]

26 relations: Acoustic homing, Alliant Techsystems, Anti-submarine warfare, Gas, Heat, Honeywell, Lithium, Lithium fluoride, Lockheed P-3 Orion, Mark 32 Surface Vessel Torpedo Tubes, Mark 46 torpedo, Mark 54 MAKO Lightweight Torpedo, MU90 Impact, Polymer-bonded explosive, Pump-jet, Rankine cycle, RUM-139 VL-ASROC, Shaped charge, Solid, Steam, Sting Ray (torpedo), Submarine, Sulfur, Sulfur hexafluoride, Torpedo, United States Navy.

Acoustic homing

Acoustic homing is a system which uses the acoustic signature (sound) of a target to guide a moving object, such as a torpedo.

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Alliant Techsystems

Alliant Techsystems Inc. (ATK) was an American aerospace, defense, and sporting goods company with its headquarters in Arlington County, Virginia, in the United States.

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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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Gas

Gas is one of the four fundamental states of matter (the others being solid, liquid, and plasma).

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Heat

In thermodynamics, heat is energy transferred from one system to another as a result of thermal interactions.

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Honeywell

Honeywell International Inc. is an American multinational conglomerate company that produces a variety of commercial and consumer products, engineering services and aerospace systems for a wide variety of customers, from private consumers to major corporations and governments.

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Lithium

Lithium (from lit) is a chemical element with symbol Li and atomic number 3.

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Lithium fluoride

Lithium fluoride is an inorganic compound with the chemical formula LiF.

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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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Mark 32 Surface Vessel Torpedo Tubes

The Mark 32 Surface Vessel Torpedo Tubes (Mk 32 SVTT) system is a torpedo launching system designed for the United States Navy.

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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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Mark 54 MAKO Lightweight Torpedo

The Mark 54 Lightweight Hybrid Torpedo (LHT) is a standard 12.75 inch (324 mm) anti-submarine warfare (ASW) torpedo used by the United States Navy.

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MU90 Impact

The MU90 Impact is an advanced lightweight anti-submarine torpedo of the 3rd generation developed by France and Italy for navies of France, Italy, Germany, Denmark, Australia and Poland.

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Polymer-bonded explosive

A polymer-bonded explosive, also called PBX or plastic-bonded explosive, is an explosive material in which explosive powder is bound together in a matrix using small quantities (typically 5–10% by weight) of a synthetic polymer.

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Pump-jet

A view of pump-jets operating ''Discovery'' jet ski pump jet Rear view of pump-jet on a Mark 50 torpedo A pump-jet, hydrojet, or water jet is a marine system that creates a jet of water for propulsion.

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Rankine cycle

The Rankine cycle is a model used to predict the performance of steam turbine systems.

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RUM-139 VL-ASROC

The RUM-139 VL-ASROC is an anti-submarine missile in the ASROC family, currently built by Lockheed Martin for the U.S. Navy.

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Shaped charge

A shaped charge is an explosive charge shaped to focus the effect of the explosive's energy.

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Solid

Solid is one of the four fundamental states of matter (the others being liquid, gas, and plasma).

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Steam

Steam is water in the gas phase, which is formed when water boils.

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Sting Ray (torpedo)

The Sting Ray torpedo is a current British acoustic homing light-weight torpedo (LWT) manufactured by GEC-Marconi, who were later bought out by BAE Systems.

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Submarine

A submarine (or simply sub) is a watercraft capable of independent operation underwater.

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Sulfur

Sulfur or sulphur is a chemical element with symbol S and atomic number 16.

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Sulfur hexafluoride

Sulfur hexafluoride (SF6) is an inorganic, colorless, odorless, non-flammable, extremely potent greenhouse gas, and an excellent electrical insulator.

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Torpedo

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 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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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mark_50_torpedo

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