Model Variants (Including Prototypes)
Type 156 - Based on the Type 152 Beaufort torpedo bomber with new fuselage and Hercules powerplants.
R2052 - Prototype Model Designation; four examples produced.
Mk IF - Initial production models fitted with Hercules XI radials and nose radar; 4 x 20mm cannon armament (nose) plus 6 x 7.7 machine guns (wing); 553 examples produced.
Mk IIF - Fitted with Rolls-Royce Merlin XX inline engines developing 1,280 horsepower each; 597 produced.
Mk VIF - Fitted with either Hercules VI or XVI powerplants; redesigned nose with improved radar system.
Mk IC - Anti-Ship Model Designation of which 397 produced.
Mk III - Experimental Aircraft
Mk IV - Experimental Aircraft
Mk V - Experimental Aircraft
Mk VIC - Anti-Ship Model Torpedo Carrier; 693 produced.
Mk VI (ITF) - "Interim Torpedo Fighter"; fitted with 8 x rockets in place of 6 x 7.7mm machine guns in wings; 60 produced.
TF.Mk X - Fitted with search radar; provision for torpedo, bombs and rockets; 2,205 produced.
TF.Mk XI - Similar to TF.Mk X models; 163 produced.
TF.Mk 21 - Australian-produced variant based on the TF.Mk X British model; 364 produced.