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Scalp Cruise Missile Makes 1st Launch From Sub

June 22 2011


The French procurement agency DGA has helped carry out the first submarine launch of the Scalp cruise missile, reports MBDA, the European builder of the missile.

The missile was fired on June 8 from an underwater platform simulating launch conditions aboard the future Barracuda-class nuclear-powered attack submarine at the Ile du Levant missile test center in the Mediterranean.

The trial validated the launch phase with the subsequent change from water to air, as well as the...

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