Naval Warfare

Atmaca advances with latest test firing

16th February 2021 - 09:00 GMT | by Cem Devrim Yaylalı in Istanbul

​A live Atmaca warhead has destroyed a target for the first time.

A significant milestone has been passed in the most recent test-firing of the Atmaca long-range anti-ship missile.

The Ada-class corvette TCG Kınalıada fired two of the indigenously developed missiles on 3-4 February 2021. 

The first was a telemetry test but the second firing was particularly notable as the missile ...

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