Airbus Military signs initial support services contract for French Air Force A400Ms

18 February 2013 News in brief

A key milestone has been reached for the upcoming delivery start-up of French Air Force A400Ms with Airbus Military’s signing of the initial In-Service Support contract, which was inked with France’s OCCAR (Organization for Joint Cooperation in Armaments) and spans a period of 18 months. The agreement covers industrial on-base maintenance support, spares management, extended query answering service and more to facilitate smooth flight operations at Orleans, which is the A400M’s initial operating base in French Air Force service.