Models of a Triomphant class SSBN (left) and a Barracuda/Suffren class SSN. They have, and in future shall continuously contribute to, what will be the Shortfin SSK. (Photo courtesy DCNS).
I've been neglecting my South China Sea (including not yet responding to Josh's, Eurowussies' and Nicky's (longer) comments) duties while writing and sending Submarine Matters Report France’s Submarine Development and the Shortfin to donors, this evening.
It being midnight here-now I'll respond later this morning.
Donors, please check you spam bins, just in case my email to you has ended up there.