US Navy orders torpedoes

by: Matthew Potter
October 15, 2008

Category: Contract Awards, FMS, production program, Raytheon, U.S. Navy | RSS 2.0

The US Navy contracted with Raytheon to procure ship, submarine and aviation based torpedoes. The $165 M contract is for both Mk 48 and Mk 54 torpedoes. Some of them will be used to fulfill FMS orders as well. The Mk 48 are larger and equip submarines. The Mk 54 light weight torpedo can be dropped by aircraft or fired from surface ships.

See the press release at Forbes.

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