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Terne Anti-Submarine Weapon

Volume 655: debated on Thursday 15 March 1962

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asked the Civil Lord of the Admiralty if the Norwegian Terne anti-submarine weapon has been evaluated by the Royal Navy; and if he will consider fitting this weapon in place of depth charges in small naval craft such as seaward defence boats.

The Terne has been demonstrated to the Royal Navy by a ship of the Royal Norwegian Navy, and information about its performance is being studied. Consideration will be given to fitting it in appropriate ships of the Royal Navy.