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MSBS M45
Part of MSBS Family
French intermediate range ballistic missile. Improved M-4.

Status: Active. First Launch: 1995-02-14. Last Launch: 2005-02-01. Number: 6 . Gross mass: 35,000 kg (77,000 lb). Height: 11.07 m (36.31 ft). Diameter: 1.92 m (6.30 ft). Apogee: 800 km (490 mi).

3 stage vehicle consisting of 1 x MSBS 401 + 1 x MSBS 402 + 1 x MSBS 403.

Guidance contractor: EMD-SAGEM. Maximum range: 4,100 km (2,500 mi). Boost Propulsion: Solid rocket. Cruise engine: P402.



Family: IRBM, Sea-Launched. Country: France. Launch Sites: Biscarosse, Bay of Biscay Launch Area. Stages: SEP 401, SEP 402, SEP 403. Agency: SEREB.

1995 February 14 - . Launch Site: Biscarosse. Launch Platform: S616. LV Family: MSBS. Launch Vehicle: MSBS M45.
  • Test mission - . Nation: France. Agency: DMA. Apogee: 800 km (490 mi).

1996 September 19 - . Launch Site: Bay of Biscay Launch Area. Launch Pad: 47.5 N x 4.5 W. Launch Platform: S616. LV Family: MSBS. Launch Vehicle: MSBS M45.
  • Nation: France. Agency: DMA. Apogee: 10 km (6 mi).

1999 May 4 - . Launch Site: Bay of Biscay Launch Area. Launch Pad: 47.5 N x 4.5 W. Launch Platform: S617. LV Family: MSBS. Launch Vehicle: MSBS M45.
  • Test mission - . Nation: France. Agency: DMA. Apogee: 800 km (490 mi). Launched from Zone de lancement SNLE, Golfe de Gascogne, Bretagne - Latitude: 47.50 N, Longitude:4.50 W..

2001 April 17 - . 22:00 GMT - . Launch Site: Bay of Biscay Launch Area. Launch Pad: 47.5 N x 4.5 W. Launch Platform: S615. LV Family: MSBS. Launch Vehicle: MSBS M45.
  • M51 Research and development (to CSG) test - . Nation: France. Agency: DMA. Apogee: 800 km (490 mi). Launched from Zone de lancement SNLE, Golfe de Gascogne, Bretagne - Latitude: 47.50 N - Longitude: 4.50 W..

2004 June 1 - . 22:01 GMT - . Launch Site: Bay of Biscay Launch Area. Launch Pad: 47.5 N x 4.5 W. Launch Platform: S618. LV Family: MSBS. Launch Vehicle: MSBS M45.
  • ME-34 Teutates test - . Nation: France. Agency: DMA. Apogee: 800 km (490 mi). Launched from Zone de lancement SNLE, Golfe de Gascogne, Bretagne - Latitude: 47.50 N - Longitude: 4.50 W..

2005 February 1 - . Launch Site: Bay of Biscay Launch Area. Launch Pad: 47.5 N x 4.5 W. Launch Platform: S616. LV Family: MSBS. Launch Vehicle: MSBS M45.
  • Nation: France. Agency: DMA. Apogee: 800 km (490 mi).


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