DOT&E Questions U.S. Navy MK 54 Torpedo’s ASW Effectiveness

The U.S. Navy’s MK 54 torpedo is coming up short for antisubmarine warfare (ASW) missions, the Pentagon’s Director of Operational Test and Evaluation (DOT&E) says in its recently released annual report. "DOT&E assessed that the MK 54 torpedo is not operationally effective as an offensive ASW weapon...

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