Equipment on Italian MAS boat

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Equipment on Italian MAS boat

Post by Felix C » 30 Aug 2022 17:40

Hello Everyone,

What is the finned cylindrical shaped article in-between the torpedoes? Towed Hydrophone?
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Re: Equipment on Italian MAS boat

Post by jwsleser » 31 Aug 2022 14:49

The boat appears to be a 14t boat, likely MAS 432-441. I don't know of any towed hydrophone array used by the R.M. It is possible that it is a towed mine which was used (unsuccessfully) by the navy as an anti-submarine weapon.

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