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Turkey Test Fires Antiship Missile

On July 1, Turkey successfully flight tested its first indigenously-produced antiship missile. In a statement, Defense Industries Presidency head Ismail Demir confirmed that the Atmaca missile had successfully struck a target at a range of over 200 km. Under development since 2009, the Atmaca missile is intended to replace Turkey’s aging inventory or U.S.-produced Harpoon...

Turkey Tests Antiship Missile

On November 3, Turkey test fired the Atmaca, an indigenously developed antiship missile introduced in 2019. According to reports, authorities fired the missile from the TCG Kınalıada (F-514), an Ada-class corvette of the Turkish Navy. Intended to replace the U.S.-built Harpoon, the Atmaca is a subsonic missile with a 250 kg payload and a 220...