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Airbus

Airbus (formerly EADS) is a Dutch company that produces and maintains the M51 submarine-launched nuclear missiles for the French navy. Through joint venture MBDA,  Airbus is also providing medium-range air-to-surface missiles to the French air force. It is unclear if the new MBDA – Larsen & Toubro joint venture will produce nuclear or only conventional missiles for the Indian arsenal.

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Safran

Safran (France) and Airbus together form ArianeGroup which is in charge of producing the solid rocket motors on the M51, the strategic ballistic missile in France’s nuclear arsenal. The M51 carries multiple warheads and is replacing the M45.

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