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0800050 – U.S. Navy Training Film – Torpedo MK 45 (Nuclear) Systems Description – 1962 – 13:00 – Black&White and Color – This animated video shows an antisubmarine torpedo with a nuclear warhead maneuvering to get position on an “enemy” submarine before detonation.

The commentator describes the range control systems, the depth control functions, and the integration of other components that make the entire system work. Also shown are warhead and safety features being checked before deployment. The video shows an animated demonstration of the torpedo systems and then shows actual footage of torpedo components in a training torpedo. The final test run of the torpedo shows that it is safe for the firing ship and deadly for the target.

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