26 November 2002
CURRICULUM OUTLINE OF INSTRUCTION
Lesson Topic 8.21:
Lecture with handouts
Partially supported by this lesson topic:
Upon completion of this unit of instruction, the student
will identify the different types of airborne weapons
and describe their physical characteristics.
Completely supported by this lesson topic:
Describe the design and capabilities of the Mk 46
State the three configurations of the Mk 46 Mod 5
Describe the assemblies/sections of the Mk 46 Mod 5
Identify the five Torpedo Launch Accessories for the Mk
Identify the Recoverable Exercise Torpedo (REXTORP) Mk
46 to include its description and use.
Explain the operational aspects of the REXTORP Mk 46.
State the various launchers and suspension equipment
used to provide compatible aircraft weapon interface.
List the two containers used to ship or store the Mk 46
Describe the Mk 50 Torpedo to include its purpose and
improved design features.