(abbreviated as TM
) is a United States Navy
A Torpedoman's Mate:
- Performs organizational and intermediate level maintenance on underwater ordnance
- Handles torpedoes and antisubmarine rockets (ASROC) launched from surface ships, submarines, and aircraft, as well as missiles (Tomahawk/Harpoon), decoys, and countermeasures launched from submarines
- Operates and maintains test equipment, launching/firing systems, and stowage facilities associated with underwater ordnance
- Prepares underwater ordnance for launching, conduct postfire/postrun routines, and weapons performance evaluation procedures.
The Torpedoman's Mate rating was merged with the Gunner's Mate rating on 1 October 2007.