LWT Lightweight Torpedo


Saab’s LWT is a lightweight torpedo intended for ASW and surface targets. It provides multiple target active/passive homing, combined with wire guidance.

The LWT can be launched from a variety of platforms including stationary craft, surface vessels, submarines, and helicopters, demonstrating its versatility.

The LWT is an ASW lightweight torpedo that can be used against both shallow water targets and surface vessels. It is controlled using wire guidance and has a hydro-acoustic homing system for the final phase.

It is based on the experience gathered from the proven 43-series of torpedoes, and is already in operation with the Swedish Navy.