Upgrades Pending For French Nuclear Forces

Credit: U.S. Navy
Since the end of the Cold War, France has roughly halved its nuclear arsenal and eliminated the option to conduct land-based strikes. But with 300 warheads still in its stockpile, Paris is investing in a major upgrade of its deterrent force through 2030, with plans to modernize strategic submarine...

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