How many French revolutions were there?

How many revolutions did France have? It seems like that question should have a quick and easy answer, and it does: three. But, as with all things historical, there’s also a lengthy and complex answer: It depends.  “If revolution is a regime change involving collective physical force, then the key dates are 1789, 1830 and […]

Electric propulsion makes this French submarine concept extra sneaky

The SMX31E would measure 262 feet long and could debut between 2040 and 2050. (Naval Group/) For those navies that would like to be able to field powerful submarines but cannot afford nuclear-powered vessels, lack the know-how to build one, or have other limitations, France’s Naval Group has an answer: the SMX31E, which can theoretically […]