France Test Fires M51 Ballistic Missile

France Test Fires M51 Ballistic Missile

On June 12, French submarine Le Téméraire (S617) test fired an M51 submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM) from Audierne Bay on the country’s west coast. During the test, the missile reportedly…

Final French SSBN Begins M51 Modifications

Final French SSBN Begins M51 Modifications

The final French Triomphant-class nuclear-powered ballistic missile submarine, Le Téméraire, has been docked at the Brest naval base to begin modifications that would allow the submarine to launch M51 nuclear…