October 09 2019
The French air force’s new aerial refueling aircraft have been certified for the nuclear deterrence mission, reports defense-aerospace.com. On Oct. 2, France’s military aviation authority validated the nuclear operational capacity of the A330 Phoenix following a year of testing. The operational capability was formally declared on Oct. 3, the French air force said in a release on Monday. The certification permits the A330 to conduct nuclear deterrence operations from Air Base...
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