|Type.||Conventional Cold War torpedo.|
|Made in.||planned for 1964, initial trials in 1969, 1972 and 1974; test model 1977 and officially made in 1983.|
|Retired.||Still in use.|
|Designer.||Yunnan National Defense Office.|
|Manufacturer.||Yunnan National Defense Office, Acoustic Research Institute of the Chinese Academy of Science and 705th Institute; and the Dawn Machinery Factory (Shuguan Jixie Chang, 曙光机械厂) of the Yunnan 6th Machinery Bureau.|
|Variants.||4, a ASuW and a ASW torpedo, plus their exports versions.|
|Warhead.||205kg of N\A conventional explosives.|
|Operational range.||13 km.|
|Guidance system.||Active/passive acoustic homing.|
|Weight.||N\A, but probably akin to similar ones of the same role, configuration and era.|
|Sources.||https://images.search.yahoo.com/search/images;_ylt=AwrBT9f_w29Y5IgABS5XNyoA;_ylu=X3oDMTEyNGQ0dWk3BGNvbG8DYmYxBHBvcwMxBHZ0aWQDQjMwMDlfMQRzZWMDc2M-?p=Yu-3+Torpedo&fr=yset_chr_cnewtab, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yu-3_torpedo, http://www.wikiwand.com/en/Yu-3_torpedo, http://www.digplanet.com/wiki/Yu-3_torpedo and http://military.wikia.com/wiki/Yu-3_torpedo.|
There are several sources that state that it may be a copy of the Soviet SET-65E, although this seems unlikely given the political climate, as development began in 1965 and thus just after the Sino-Soviet split had occurred.
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