Torpedo- A weapon of choice for anti-submarine warfare

Royal Navy’s frigate HMS Shah was the first naval vessel to fire a torpedo in anger during the battle of Pacocha but it took on more year before Intibah a Turkish steamer became the first vessel to be sunk by self-propelled torpedoes on 16 January 1878. A torpedo can be fired from a ship, submarine, helicopter or fixed wing aircraft – this makes it a smart, cost-effective and multiple use weapons of choice for the world navies.