French General Directorate of Armaments DGA distributed photos of the first test launch of the modernized French aviation operational-tactical missile with a nuclear warhead ASMPA (ASMPA-Renove) developed by the French branch of the MBDA association, carried out on December 9 from the Dassault Rafale M fighter. The ASMPA missile has been in service with the French Air Force and Navy since 2009, a total of 54 missiles have been delivered, and the missile is currently undergoing a modernization and service life extension program, which should be completed in 2023. The firing range of an ASMPA missile equipped with a ramjet is up to 500 km, the rocket is capable of flying along low-altitude or aeroballistic trajectories.
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