Hoot (torpedo)

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The Hoot (Whale) is an Iranian supercavitation torpedo claimed to travel at approximately 360 km/h, several times faster than a conventional torpedo.wikipedia
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The Hoot (Whale) is an Iranian supercavitation torpedo claimed to travel at approximately 360 km/h, several times faster than a conventional torpedo.
In recent years, official announcements have highlighted the development of weapons such as the Hoot, Kowsar, Zelzal, Fateh-110, Shahab-3, Sejjil, and a variety of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs).

Supercavitation

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The Hoot (Whale) is an Iranian supercavitation torpedo claimed to travel at approximately 360 km/h, several times faster than a conventional torpedo.
Iran called this weapon the Hoot (Whale).

Torpedo

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The Hoot (Whale) is an Iranian supercavitation torpedo claimed to travel at approximately 360 km/h, several times faster than a conventional torpedo.
Some torpedoes—like the Russian VA-111 Shkval, Iranian Hoot, and German Unterwasserlaufkörper/ Barracuda—use supercavitation to increase speed to over 200 kn.

Supercavitating torpedo

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* List of supercavitating torpedoes

VA-111 Shkval

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Most military and industry analysts have concluded that the Hoot is reverse engineered from the Russian VA-111 Shkval supercavitation torpedo which travels at the same speed.

Strait of Hormuz

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Iran test-fired the torpedo within its territorial waters in the Strait of Hormuz in May 2017.

Islamic Republic News Agency

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The official Iranian news agency IRNA claims the torpedo was produced and developed by the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps .

Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps

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The official Iranian news agency IRNA claims the torpedo was produced and developed by the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps .

Reverse engineering

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Most military and industry analysts have concluded that the Hoot is reverse engineered from the Russian VA-111 Shkval supercavitation torpedo which travels at the same speed.

Armed Forces of the Islamic Republic of Iran

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In recent years, official announcements have highlighted the development of weapons such as the Fajr-3 (MIRV), Hoot, Kowsar, Fateh-110, Shahab-3 missile systems and a variety of unmanned aerial vehicles, at least one of which Israel claims has been used to spy on its territory.

Science and technology in Iran

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Iran possesses the technology to launch superfast anti-submarine rockets that can travel at the speed of 100 meters per second under water, making the country second only to Russia in possessing the technology.

Islamic Republic of Iran Navy

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The Navy has had reported to have the Hoot supercavitating torpedo and the Thaqeb (missile) in trials or service, though reliable information is scarce.