FRANCE: Redoutable

To assist in defending distant French colonial possessions, such as Indo-China, there was launched last week at Cherbourg the super-submarine, Redoutable.

Mounting 10 torpedo tubes, a heavy gun, an anti-aircraft gun, and numerous machine guns, the Redoutable will have a cruising radius of 8,000 miles and can remain at sea for 60 days.

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