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Finnish Navy to receive Swedish 400-mm torpedoes

The Swedish company Saab Dynamics has contracted the development and supply of the Finnish Navy for promising 400-mm anti-submarine torpedoes NLT (New Lightweight Torpedo, the Swedish designation Tp 47), reports bmpd with reference to the Swedish defense procurement department FMV.

Missile boat Pori type Hamina Naval Forces of Finland.

The first batch of torpedoes should arrive in Finland in 2023 year. Thus, for the first time in more than 70 years, the Finnish fleet will receive a torpedo weapon, which he lost under the terms of the military restrictions signed by Finland of the Paris Peace Treaty of February 10 of 1947.

Tor 47 type torpedoes The Finnish fleet plans to receive four missile boats of the Hamina type during the upcoming modernization. Repair and modernization of four Hamina missile boats will be carried out as part of the Laivue 2000 program (“Flotilla 2000 ”), which complements the Laivue 2020 program, which includes the construction of four new multi-purpose corvettes.

“Torpedo Tr 47 is a further development of the electric torpedo Tr 45, which is in service with the Swedish Navy since 1993, but has a completely new power plant. Torpedo Tr 47 electric, with a new rechargeable rechargeable battery on LiFePO4, a new brushless synchronous DC motor with built-in electronic control, and with a water jet, ”says the material.

The speed of the Tr 47 varies from 10 to 35 (in perspective with the increase to 45) nodes, the range to 11 miles, the depth - from 10 to 300 m. Caliber - 400 mm, length - 2850 mm, weight - 340 kg.

The 47 Tr is claimed to be particularly optimized for operations in shallow water and to destroy not only submarines, but also small autonomous underwater vehicles.
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Finnish Navy
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  1. novel66
    novel66 9 January 2018 14: 02
    eh, such a good title was! will get torpedoes! ..... to every ship!
    1. Hankey Bannister
      Hankey Bannister 9 January 2018 14: 22
      laughing I caught myself thinking two aviators to comment on the naval affairs of people gathered here. drinks hi
      1. novel66
        novel66 9 January 2018 14: 24
        hi and something naval and not to be seen! Serega, an old floating suitcase, where are you? AUUU!
      2. Normal ok
        Normal ok 9 January 2018 15: 33
        I agree. I’m an artilleryman, and it infuriates people who don’t understand, "Military review "post all garbage.
  2. san4es
    san4es 9 January 2018 14: 23
    Tor 47 type torpedoes The Finnish fleet plans to receive four Hamina missile boats during the upcoming modernization.

    General characteristics of Hamina missile boats:
    Crew, pers .: 26;
    Displacement, t: 250;
    Length, m: 51;
    Width, m: 8,5;
    Draft, m: 1,7;
    Engine: 2 x Rolls Royce Kamewa;
    Speed, knot: 30;
    Cruising range, miles: 500;
    Armament: 1 x 57 mm Bofors Mk.3 gun, 2 x 12,7 mm NSV machine guns, 8 x Umkhonto-IR missiles, 4 x RBS-15 mk3 or SSM missiles, 1 x Merimiina 2000
    The basis of the armament of missile boats of the Hamina type is four container launchers of anti-ship missiles MTO-85M. This rocket was created by the Swedish company SAAB on the basis of the RBS15 Mk3 anti-ship missiles.

  3. Lexus
    Lexus 9 January 2018 16: 29
    Finnish Navy to receive Swedish 400-mm torpedoes

    If they insist strongly, the Russians may get ... on board.
    1. Boa kaa
      Boa kaa 9 January 2018 23: 12
      Quote: lexus
      can the Russians get ... on board.

      Why would it all be? We have no boats left in the Baltic ... Yes, and why should they climb into the skerries?