ATMACA Tested For The First Time

ATMACA Tested For The First Time October 16, 2017

Speaking the 8th Marine Systems Seminar held today, Turkish Naval Technical Commander General Admiral Ahmet Çakır gave information about the maritime platforms and shared a new info regarding anti-ship missile ATMACA. Cakir explained that ATMACA anti-ship missile was tested for the first time. ATMACA, developed by ROKETSAN indigenously and designed to replace the Harpoon missiles currently used by the Turkish Naval Forces, was a project kept secret until now. The Naval Technical Commander added that the missile will be subjected to tests onboard ships in the coming periods.

ATMACA, which is said to have a range of over 200 kilometres, has a weight of 800 kilograms. On the other hand, 691-kilogram Harpoon has a range of 140 kilometres.

ATMACA Tested For The First Time

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