Aster 15 Fired From FS Bretagne Destroys Supersonic Target

May 16, 2019 (Google Translation) – On May 12, 2019, the Brittany multi-mission frigate (FREMM) successfully intercepted a supersonic target flying over Mach 2 during an allied fire campaign using its radar-based Combat Management System (Naval Group). Herakles (Thales) and the Aster missile 15 (MBDA). Less than three months after admission to active duty, it was FREMM Bretagne’s first Aster 15 shot . It was carried out during Exercise Formidable Shield 2019, which involves ships from nine allied navies, including two French frigates of the last generation: FREMM Aquitaine and…

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