Turkey’s first domestically manufactured maritime missile, ATMACA, has efficiently handed its latest long-distance check launch and can quickly enter the safety forces’ weapons inventory, head of the Defense Industries Presidency (SSB) Ismail Demir stated Saturday.
“ATMACA flew a protracted distance this time. It efficiently hit a goal over 200 kilometers away and is ready to enter the (Turkish military’s) weapons inventory,” Demir stated on his Twitter web page.
Noted for its long-range, low-track and high-target placing sensitivity, ATMACA is ready for service on trendy naval platforms and is anticipated to herald a brand new period within the area of surface-to-surface missiles.
The anti-ship missile, whose improvement was launched again in 2009, accomplished assessments in November 2018. A deal for its mass manufacturing was signed between the SSB and Roketsan in 2018.
ATMACA, a contemporary guided missile that can be utilized in any climate situations, is efficient towards mounted and transferring targets thanks to its resistance to countermeasures, goal replace, re-attack and job cancelation capabilities, in addition to a complicated, 3D routing system.
The launch management techniques for the missile have been produced by Turkish protection large ASELSAN, whereas the fireplace management system was developed by the Turkish Naval Research Center Command (ArMerKom). The home missile was showcased at one of many world’s main protection gala’s, the International Defense Industry Fair (IDEF’19), in Istanbul.
The missile has a variety of up to 250 kilometers, hovers low above water and might attain its goal each on a linear and a vertical airplane. With this characteristic, the missile can attain the next altitude when it will get nearer to the goal and land on a goal ship from instantly above. The goal of the missile will be modified even after launch and is extremely protected towards digital jamming.