Türkiye has performed one other profitable test-firing of its
domestically made maritime missile, the nation’s Defense Ministry stated
experiences citing Daily Sabah.
Atmaca efficiently hit a goal within the Black Sea after being
fired from land in a take a look at that marked the primary time the anti-ship
missile was examined with a cellular guided missile system, a video
shared by the Defense Ministry confirmed.
Test actions of the long-range anti-ship missile developed by
outstanding protection contractor Roketsan had been carried out within the
northern Sinop province.
Atmaca is touted as a high-precision, long-range,
surface-to-surface, precision strike anti-ship missile that may be
built-in with patrol boats, frigates and corvettes.
The Turkish Naval Forces’ stock at present has the U.S.-made
Harpoon anti-ship missiles. They are anticipated to get replaced by the
Atmaca missiles that boast extra superior options.
It boasts a spread of greater than 200 kilometers (124 miles),
posing a menace to targets far outdoors visible vary. It additionally
supplies goal replace, reattack and mission abort capabilities by way of
trendy information hyperlink.
The growth of the anti-ship missile started in 2009 and a
deal for mass manufacturing was signed between the Presidency of
Defense Industry (SSB) and outstanding protection contractor Roketsan in
Atmaca missiles are anticipated for use on corvettes constructed underneath
Türkiye’s National Ship (MILGEM) undertaking, together with different vessels
and submarines that at present use Harpoon missiles.
The land-based model of the missiles can be anticipated to be
used for littoral safety.
The missile will likely be powered by a completely indigenous KTJ-3200
engine, developed by Kale Group.
Atmaca is efficient towards fastened and transferring targets due to
its resistance to countermeasures and its goal replace, reattack
and activity cancelation capabilities, in addition to a complicated 3D
The missile hovers low above water and may attain its goal each
on linear and vertical planes. With this characteristic, the missile can
attain a better altitude when it will get nearer to the goal and may
land on a goal ship from straight above.