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YUGOSLAVIA - 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

Type D Mark III

1932

191

TNT - 136

amatol from 1930s - 136

2.1

90

hydrostatic
200 kg 1939 260 200 3.0 100, later 120 hydrostatic
100 kg 1939 130 100 2.2 100 hydrostatic

Mark VII

1944

191

TNT - 132

3.0

90

later 180

hydrostatic

Mark VII Heavy

1944

259

TNT - 130

minol from 1942 - 130

5.1

90

hydrostatic
Mark 9 1958 154 torpex - 91 6.9 180 later 300 hydrostatic
Mark 14 1958 154 torpex - 91 7 300 acoustic
Mark 16 1958 197 torpex - 134 9.4 760 magnetic or acoustic

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

Mark II Thornycroft ("K"-gun)

1932

0.027

90

TNT - 136

amatol from 1930s - 132

191

1 x 241

100/250 M1928 1939 0.25 100 100 130 1 x 116

Mark IV

1944

0.061

0.047

90

TNT - 132

TNT - 130

191

259

1 x 241

Mk 6 (K-gun) 1958 0.137 90 later 300 TNT - 136 later torpex 91 191 1 x 241
Mk 10 Hedgehog 1958 0.26 180 torpex - 15.9 29.5 24 x 178

 

Ivan Gogin, 2009