Modern torpedoes (US ADCAP Mk 48) have a data link attached ( was wire, fiberoptic, now?) in a spool at the rear of the torpedo that is several miles long, and corrections to the torpedo course and depth can be fed after launch via the digital fire control system. The Mk 48 torpedo has an active sonar system in the nose that can guide it the last part of its course to a target.
: When a torpedo is loaded into the tube and
: corrections are inputed in terms of offset
: angle, speed setting(if it had variable
: speeds), depth setting.etc.
: Did the torpedo have to be installed in such
: a manner so as to align these presumably
: input ports with another port which was
: controlled from inside the torpedo room?