Missile-proof ‘French Pentagon’ will help fight terrorism

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About 9,300 military and civil staff previously at different sites are now based in the 4.2 billion euro building in the south of Paris.

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The building’s walls are designed to withstand a missile strike and a highly secured operational room is hidden underground. France’s army chiefs are moving into their new defence ministry, aimed at allowing a quicker response to the threats faced by the country — especially terrorism, reports the Toronto Star.