Saab Lightweight Torpedo

Legendary littoral supremacy

Originally developed for the Swedish Navy, SLWT is based on over 100 years of underwater systems experience. As a result, the best-in-class torpedo is primed for today and tomorrow’s challenges. It performs equally well in both shallow and blue water, as well as under cold, warm and brackish conditions.

SLWT boasts a fully digital homing system, wire-guided and fire-and-forget operation and adapts to various harsh hydroacoustic conditions. Launchable from multiple platforms, it will ensure your success in any environment.

Torpedo journey

Explore the capabilities of SLWT in the interactive infographic

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First firings of Saab’s Lighweight Torpedo

In 2020, Saab together with Swedish Defence Materiel Organisation (FMV) and Swedish Armed Forces conducted the first firings from a corvette and a submarine at sea ranges outside Karlskrona, on Sweden’s east coast in the Baltic Sea.

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