The French defense procurement agency DGA has carried out a second qualification firing of the MdCN naval cruise missile , in preparation for the system ’s entry into service later this year. Firing of the MdCN , ( Missile de Croisière Naval) a variant of the MBDA-produced Scalp air-launched cruise missile , took place April 8 at the DGA ’s Biscarrosse missile test center in southwest France . The weapon successfully struck a representative target on the weapon range . ...

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