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France Conducts Test Launch of Updated Supersonic ASMPA Missile - Defense Minister

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A Moskit supersonic anti-ship missile - Sputnik International, 1920, 22.05.2024
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - France conducted the first test launch of an updated supersonic air-to-ground ASMPA missile, which is capable of carrying a nuclear warhead, Defense Minister Sebastien Lecornu said on Wednesday.
"Operation Durandal: a Rafale fighter of the strategic air forces has just successfully carried out the first flight test firing of an updated ASMPA supersonic nuclear missile, without an on-board payload," Lecornu said on X.
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