53.3 cm (21") L5.
Category. Data.
Type. Conventional Cold War torpedo.
Nationality. French.
Made in. In service by- L5 Mod 1 and Mod 3: 1971

L5 Mod 4: 1980

Retired. By the end of the Cold War?
Designer. N\A French organisation.
Manufacturer. N\A French organisation.
Variants. 0.
Diameter. 53.3 cm (21").
Speed. Mod 1 and Mod 3: 35 knots\Mod 4: 35 knots
Warhead. 440 lbs. (200 kg) HBX-3 or TNT
Operational range. Mod 1 and Mod 3: 7,700 yards (7,000 m)\Mod 4: 10,000 yards (9,500 m)
Guidance system. N\A type of sonar. It had been one of the first to take advantage of new sonar equipment in the 1960s that had 4 times the range of World War 2 era units.
Launch platform. War ships and submarines
Weight. 2061 lbs. (935 kg).
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