SSB and Roketsan Sign Agreement for Land ATMACA Missile

ssb and rocketsan signed an agreement for black hawk missile
ssb and rocketsan signed an agreement for black hawk missile

A Surface-to-Land Cruise Missile (Black Hawk) variant of ATMACA Anti-Ship Missile will be produced. A Land-to-Land Cruise Missile (Land ATMACA) Project Contract was signed between the SSB and Roketsan. The ATMACA Anti-Ship Missile developed by Roketsan for naval platforms will gain a new dimension with the Land ATMACA. It is aimed that the Land ATMACA will take its place in the inventory in 2025 as the new strike force of the Land Forces.

The Land to Land Cruise Missile (Black Sparrowhawk) Agreement was signed between the Presidency of Defense Industries (SSB) and Roketsan at IDEF. The signing ceremony was attended by SSB President Prof. Dr. İsmail Demir, Turkish Armed Forces, Roketsan and sector representatives attended.

Land ATMACA, which will be developed as a long-range cruise missile that can be launched from a tactical wheeled land vehicle in order to meet the operational needs of the Land Forces, 280 kilometers will have range.

Kara ATMACA will be one step ahead of its peers in the world with its distinctive technical and tactical features.

Land ATMACA, which will provide our Land Forces with superior operational planning capability thanks to its three-dimensional mission planning capability and long range, is aimed to take its place in the inventory in 2025 as the new strike force.

ATMACA Anti-Ship Missile

ATMACA Anti-Ship Missile, developed by Roketsan and embodying the achievements of today's technology, performed its first flight test in 2016 and successfully completed many launches during the test and qualification period. The first firing test of ATMACA, for which the serial production contract was signed on October 29, 2018, was carried out from the TCG Kınalıada corvette in November 2019. Finally, in the test carried out with the live warhead configuration in February of 2021, ATMACA successfully hit the target.

Technical Specifications of ATMACA Anti-Ship Missile

  • Length: 4,3 m - 5,2 m
  • Weight: < 750 kg Range: > 220 km
  • Guidance: ANS* + KKS* + Barometric Altimeter + Radar Altimeter
  • Warhead Type: High Explosive Penetration Effective
  • Warhead Weight: 220 kg
  • Datalink: Target Update, Re-attack, Mission Cancellation Ability
  • Seeker Title: Active RF

*ANS: Inertial Navigation System

*GPS: Global Positioning System

Source: defenceturk

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