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MdCN  
Initial Operational Capability (IOC): 2014
Maiden Flight: 28 May 2010
Total Production: 250
Development Cost: EUR€910 million   (USD$958 million)
Total Cost: EUR€910 million   (USD$958 million)
Also Known As: Scalp Naval
Origin: France and United Kingdom
Corporations: MBDA
Parent System: Storm Shadow
Initial Operational Capability (IOC): 2003
Total Production: 2,250
Total Cost: USD$4.0 billion
Family Members: Storm Shadow
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Description: The MdCN or Missile de Croisiere Naval, also known as Scalp Naval, is a derivative of the Storm Shadow/Scalp EG standoff missile being developed by MBDA to meet the requirements of the French Navy for a sea-launched land attack cruise missile. This new cruise missile features a maximum range of roughly 1,000 kilometers. The next generation of French multi-mission frigates and the Barracuda-class nuclear submarines will be armed with the Scalp Naval weapon.

On December 29, 2006, the French Defense Procurement Agency (DGA) awarded MBDA a 910 million Euro contract funding the development and production of 250 Scalp Naval missiles. The French Navy will take delivery of these missiles to equip the FREMM frigates (200 missiles) and Barracuda-class nuclear submarines (50 missiles). The contract included the first production order for 50 missiles to be deployed onboard the FREMM frigates beginning in 2013. DGA will issue three additional production orders covering the remaining 200 missiles at an undisclosed date.

MdCN Applications


Cannons & Gear Sylver A-70 Fighting Ships FREMM ASM FREMM FREDA Suffren Barracuda

MdCN Specifications

Performance
Max Range: 1,000 kilometer (540 nautical mile)
CEP: Circular Error Probable
Meters (m)   Kilometers (km)   Nautic Miles (nm)   Inch (in)   Yard (yd)   Foot (ft)   Millimeter (mm)
Pound (lb)   Kilogram (kg)   kN (KiloNewton)   Ton (t)
Meters per Second (mps)   Kilometers per Hour (kph)   Knot (kt)   Miles per Hour (mph)
Liter (l)   Galon (gl)
Year (yr)   Minutes (min)   Second (sec)
Shaft-Horse-Power (shp)

MdCN News

There are 13 news between
17 Nov 2005 and 20 May 2015
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Wednesday, May 20, 2015French Navy FREMM Frigate Fires a Naval Cruise Missile
Tuesday, October 28, 2014MdCN Cruise Missile Successfully Completes Final Qualification Firing
Thursday, April 10, 2014French Navy MdCN Cruise Missile Completes Second Qualification Firing
Friday, July 5, 2013French Navy Naval Cruise Missile Enters Qualification Test Firings Phase
Thursday, October 25, 2012French Navy Successfully Test-Fires First Submarine-Launched MdCN Cruise Missile
Thursday, July 12, 2012French DGA Performs Successfully First Full Test Firing of MdCN Naval Cruise Missile
Monday, June 20, 2011Scalp Naval Performs First Underwater Launch Successfully
Tuesday, October 26, 2010Sagem to Supply Sigma 40XP Navigation Systems for Suffren Nuclear Attack Submarines
Wednesday, June 16, 2010First Firing of Scalp Naval Cruise Missile Completed Successfully
Monday, December 1, 2008DCNS Completes Charles de Gaulle Refit and Upgrade

Operators & Related Equipment


OperatorsItems
France250
FREMM multi-mission frigates will deploy 200 Scalp Naval missiles and the six Barracuda-class nuclear attack sumarines will deploy the remaining 50 missiles.

Grand Total 2501
 
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