TN 81

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The French TN 81 nuclear warhead equips the Air-Sol Moyenne Portée (ASMP) medium-range air to surface missile, a component of the Force de frappe French nuclear deterrent. The warhead was introduced in 1988.[citation needed] By 1991, 80 warheads had been produced.[1]

Deployment: 60 warheads carried by the ASMP equipping the 60 Mirage 2000 N with the French Air Force and 20 Super Etendard of Naval Aviation.



  1. ^ Norris, Robert S.; Arkin, William M.; Kristensen, Hans M.; Handler, Joshua (1 July 2001). "French Nuclear Forces, 2001". Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists. Retrieved 24 June 2015 – via HighBeam Research. (subscription required (help)).