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Future French Carrier Will Be Nuclear Powered, Macron Says
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France’s future aircraft carrier will be nuclear powered, President has confirmed, but there is still no firm decision on whether there will be more than one ship. The €7 billion ($8.4 billion) new carrier is expected to weigh around 75,000 tons–some 30,000 tons more than the ship it…

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