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Torpedoes

Question for Ministry of Defence

UIN HL14549, tabled on 13 March 2019

To ask Her Majesty's Government whether the Mk54 torpedo is an insensitive munition.

Answered on

19 March 2019

The Insensitive Munition (IM) signature of the Mark 54 torpedo is subject to International Trade in Arms Regulations restrictions. However, the UK has all necessary plans in place to reduce and manage the Mark 54's exposure to IM threats.