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Barracuda launch sees France open new nuclear chapter

12th July 2019 - 15:41 GMT | by Richard Thomas in Cherbourg


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The product of a generation of intellectual and physical labour from French industry, government and military agencies, the first of the French Navy’s Suffren-class nuclear-powered attack submarine was launched at a ceremony at Naval Group’s facility in Cherbourg on 12 July.

Drawing dignitaries and guests from across ...

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