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Italy - Naval aviation and armament

ITALY - ANTI-SUBMARINE WEAPONS

depth charges

Type

Year

Mass, kg

Type and mass of explosive, kg

Sinking speed, m/s

Maximal depth setting, m

type of piston
B TG 50/1917 1917   50   100 hydrostatic
B TG 100/1927 1927   100   100 hydrostatic
B TG 50/1927 1927   50   100 hydrostatic
B TG 50/1936 1936 64 50     hydrostatic
B TG 100/?     100     hydrostatic

DC racks

Type

Year

Number of DCs

Type of DCs

DC throwers

Type

Year

Fire range, km

Fire depth, m

Explosive type and mass, kg

DC mass, kg

Number and caliber of bores, mm

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0.06

100

100

~150

1 x 432

Mk 10 Hedgehog 1960 0.26 180 torpex - 15.9 29.5 24 x 178
Mk 15 Hedgehog 1960 0.24 180 torpex - 15.9 29.5 24 x 178

 

Ivan Gogin, 2009