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Caliber,

 mm

Type

Year

Ships used on

Full

mass, kg

Length, kg

Explosive

charge

Explosive

mass, kg

Fire

range, km

Speed,

 kts

Heading

 system

Max depth, m

450

45cm M12D, Toulon

1914

surface ships

1012

5.75

TNT

145

8

28

---

---

500

G7

1918

ex-German ships and SS

1365

7.02

SW18

195

4

9.3

37

27

---

---

450

45cm M18, Toulon

1920

submarines

1020

5.88

TNT

145

3

34

---

---

550

55cm 19V, Toulon

1921

SS

1385

6.60

picric acid

238

2

4

43

35

---

---

550

55cm 19D, Toulon

1921

surface ships

1830

8.20

picric acid

238

6

14

35

25

---

---

550

55cm 23D, Toulon

1925

CA, CL

2068

8.28

TNT

310

6

14

20

43

35

29

---

---

550

55cm 23DT, Toulon

1925

DL, DD

2068

8.28

TNT

310

9

13

39

35

---

---

550

55cm 24V, Toulon

1926

SS

1490

6.60

TNT

310

4

8

45

35

---

---

550

55cm 24M, Toulon

1926

surface ships

1490

6.60

TNT

310

4

8

45

35

---

---

400

40cm 26V, Toulon/St-Tropez

1928

SS

674

5.14

TNT

144

2

3

44

35

---

---

400

40cm 26W, Toulon/St-Tropez

1928

MTB

674

5.14

TNT

144

2

3

44

35

---

---

533

G7a T1

1946

ex-German ships and SS

1528

7.19

SW36

300

6

8

14

44

40

30

---

---

533

G7e T2

1946

ex-German SS

1603

7.19

SW38

300

5

30

---

---

533

G7e T3

1946

ex-German SS

1603

7.19

SW38

300

5

30

---

---

533

G7e T3a

1946

ex-German SS

1755

7.19

SW38

300

7.5

30

---

---

533

G7 T4 Falke

1946

ex-German SS

1937

7.19

SW38

300

7.5

20

passive sonar

---

533

G7 T5 Zaunkönig I

1946

ex-German SS

1497

7.19

SW38

300

5.7

25

passive sonar

 

533

G7e T5b

1946

ex-German SS

1497

7.19

SW38

300

8

22

passive sonar

---

533

G7e T11 Zaunkönig II

1946

ex-German SS

1497

7.19

SW38

300

5.7

25

passive sonar

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550 55cm K2 1956 SS 1104 4.40 HBX-3 280 0.9 50 --- ---
550 55cm E12 1960 SS 1650 7.00 HBX-3 330 12 25 passive sonar ---
550 55cm E14 1960 SS 1650 4.28 Aluminium tolite 200 5 25.5 passive sonar ---
550 55cm E18 1960s surface ships 1230 5.23 Aluminium tolite 300 18 35 passive sonar 100?
550 55cm L3 1960 SS 910 4.32 HBX-3 200 5 25 passive sonar ---
550 55cm Z13 1960 SS 1715 7.12 Aluminium tolite 300 5 25 pattern runner ---

 

Ivan Gogin, 2009