posted on Feb, 10 2006 @ 08:36 AM
Message to Iran, attack France and we will nuke you with our extended range missiles!
After 9-11, the train bombings in the UK and Spain, night club attacks in Asia and the unrest from the cartoons, France has clearly made it's
intentions clear and it's about time !
France secretly upgrades capacity of nuclear arsenal.
. Modification increases range of missiles
. Altitude bomb to knock out electronic systems
Kim Willsher in Paris
Friday February 10, 2006
Military experts said this was not a step towards disarmament, but a move to improve the performance of the weapons. Until now each submarine carried
16 French-made M45 missiles, each fitted with six nuclear warheads. After being fired, each warhead would separate to hit a different target, in
effect giving each submarine 96 nuclear bombs.
"while potential targets are "secret", it is clear they include the Middle East or Asia"