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Fact file: AEG SUT 264 heavyweight torpedo

Main weapon of the Manthatisi-class diesel-electric submarine of the SA Navy.

 

Type:

533mm (21 inch) diameter submarine torpedo.

Country of origin:

Germany.

First deployed:

Not known, SA Navy 2006.

Delivered to the SAN:

2006

Manufacturer:

AEG

Numbers:

Not known

Cost:

Not known

System components:

Torpedo.

General:

A wire-guided weapon with active/passive onboard terminal guidance.

Range:

28km @ 23knots; 12km @ 35 knots. .

Speed:

35+ knots.

Integrates into:

Type 209 submarine.

Acquisition modes:

Designated from the boat’s combat management centre.

Guidance:

Active and passive sonar, wire guided.

Weight:

Not known

Warhead:

250kg RDX.

Warhead initiation:

Magnetic field, contact.

Comment:

Main weapon of the Manthatisi-class SSK

 

 

 

 

 

 



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