French Nuclear Forces
The French maintain a deterrent of nuclear-powered ballistic missile submarines (SSBNs). France has in operation four SSBNs of three classes: two of the new Triomphant-class subs, one L'Inflexible-class sub, and one Redoubtable-class sub (Le Foudroyant). and airborne weapons.
|Name||SSBNs||Warhead x yield
|M51.1||32||4-6 x 100||160|
|M51.2||16||4-6 x 100||80|
|Name||Launchers||Warhead x yield
|Rafale BF3/ASMPA (Land-based)||40||1 x 300 bomb||40|
|Rafale MF3/ASMPA (Carrier-based)||10||1 x 300 bomb||10|