MdCN Naval Cruise Missile 1st Launch from Aquitaine FREMM Frigate French Navy Marine Nationale

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The French Navy (Marine Nationale) has released a video showing the first launch of an MdCN (Missile de Croisière Navale) Naval Cruise Missile from a FREMM Frigate. On May 19, frigate Aquitaine (head of the class and first unit in the multi-mission frigate program FREMM) successfully fired its first naval cruise missile on the firing ranges of the DGA missile testing centre off Levant Island. This event marked the first time a European surface ship has fired a cruise missile.
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Video: L.Bernardin©Marine Nationale/French Navy