On July 10, the French Navy (Marine Nationale) has fired an M-51 strategic nuclear missile from the S619 SNLE-NG (Sous-marin Nucléaire Lanceur d’Engins-Nouvelle Génération) Le Terrible nuclear powered submarine.

The submarine built by the French shipbuilding company DCNS will be officially delivered in September.

The launch performed by the French Navy and the DGA (Direction Générale de l´Armement) procurement agency has been monitorised from the DGA missiles test center and from French Navy A601 Monge survey vessel.

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