Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced on June 18 that the first domestically made anti-ship missile, the Atmaca, successfully hit its target during the final test launch, Report informs referring to Market Research Telecast.

“The steel sword of our homeland, the Atmaca anti-ship missile, first hit a ship-shaped target during the test launch before being put into service. I congratulate our Armed Forces and the Navy,” the president tweeted.