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Missile fragment missing off Brittany: the Chinese interested?  – Brest


On March 23, a Rafale which had taken off from the Cazaux air base carried out a final qualification firing of the renovated ASMP-A missile. This will be the airborne component of nuclear deterrence. As usual, this missile was followed, among others, by the Landes test base, in Biscarosse, as well as by the Monge test and measurement building (BEM), based in Brest.

Between Penmarc’h and Belle-Ile

A fragment of this missile has still not been found. It is a cylinder 2 m long and about 40 cm in diameter. According to the Ministry of the Armed Forces, this cylinder could drift between Penmarc’h and Belle-Île-en-Mer. Is it for this reason that we have noticed, for several days, at anchor in this area, a large bulk carrier, the CL Wuzhou? The ship, 300 m long, left Baltimore, in the United States, flies the flag of Liberia but belongs to a Chinese armament.

The Garonne in vigilance

Mere coincidence or coincidence? The presence of the ship has, in any case, intrigued the French Navy since the metropolitan support and assistance building (BSAM) Garonne remained near the cargo ship for a good part of the day, this Friday, April 15.



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