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Tactical A400M Delivery To French Air Force

Tactical A400M Delivery To French Air Force 13 January, 2017

Airbus Defence and Space delivered the first retrofitted tactical A400M to French Air Force on 9 January, announced by the French Direction Générale de l’Armement (DGA) procurement office. Reportedly, the company missed the deadline for six aircraft, comprising of three retrofits and three new aircraft, which were scheduled to be handed over in 2016. Retrofitted A400M’s will be capable of parachute drops, use relatively shorther runways, refueling fighter and transport aircraft, and being refueled. 

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