An Update on the A400M Program: June 2014

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In this presentation to the press at the Airbus Trade Media Briefing, Rafael Tentor-Aunon, head of the A400M program, provided an update on June 9,2014. The first two A400Ms are in service in France and Second Line of Defense has visited the squadron in France and will report soon on the introduction of the aircraft into service.

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An Update on the A400M Program: June 2014

  1. 1. ThisdocumentandallinformationcontainedhereinisthesolepropertyofEADSCASA.Nointellectualpropertyrightsaregrantedbythedeliveryofthisdocumentordisclosureofitscontent.Thisdocumentshallnot bereproducedordisclosedtoathirdpartywithouttheexpresswrittenconsentofEADSCASA.Thisdocumentanditscontentshallnotbeusedforanyotherpurposethanforwhichitissupplied. A400M – New Horizons Entry Into Service and Production Ramp-Up Rafael Tentor-Auñon / Head of A400M Programme 09 June 2014
  2. 2. ThisdocumentandallinformationcontainedhereinisthesolepropertyofEADSCASA.Nointellectualpropertyrightsaregrantedbythedeliveryofthisdocumentordisclosureofitscontent.Thisdocumentshallnot bereproducedordisclosedtoathirdpartywithouttheexpresswrittenconsentofEADSCASA.Thisdocumentanditscontentshallnotbeusedforanyotherpurposethanforwhichitissupplied. Progress since TMB 2013 Aug’13 - Unpaved Runway tests in Zaragoza TMB May 2013 Combat Off-Load Test in UK - Jul’13 MSN 7 delivered to the first customer France - Aug’13 Air to air refuelling tests with C-160 - Nov’13 First mission of French Air Force in Mali - Dec’13 Jul’13 - Initial Operating Clearance achieved MSN 9 delivered to Turkey - Apr’14 Aerial delivery flight tests started - Mar ‘14 MSN 10 for France starts the delivery process - May ‘14 Nov’13 – Completion of EF fatigue test MSN 8 delivered to France - Nov’13 09 June 2014 A400M – New Horizons 2
  3. 3. ThisdocumentandallinformationcontainedhereinisthesolepropertyofEADSCASA.Nointellectualpropertyrightsaregrantedbythedeliveryofthisdocumentordisclosureofitscontent.Thisdocumentshallnot bereproducedordisclosedtoathirdpartywithouttheexpresswrittenconsentofEADSCASA.Thisdocumentanditscontentshallnotbeusedforanyotherpurposethanforwhichitissupplied. August 1st 2013 marks the beginning of a new era: 09 June 2014 A400M – New Horizons 3 A400M in service
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  5. 5. ThisdocumentandallinformationcontainedhereinisthesolepropertyofEADSCASA.Nointellectualpropertyrightsaregrantedbythedeliveryofthisdocumentordisclosureofitscontent.Thisdocumentshallnot bereproducedordisclosedtoathirdpartywithouttheexpresswrittenconsentofEADSCASA.Thisdocumentanditscontentshallnotbeusedforanyotherpurposethanforwhichitissupplied. Mission ready from the start *Photos: French Air Force Mali French Guyana 09 June 2014 A400M – New Horizons 5
  6. 6. ThisdocumentandallinformationcontainedhereinisthesolepropertyofEADSCASA.Nointellectualpropertyrightsaregrantedbythedeliveryofthisdocumentordisclosureofitscontent.Thisdocumentshallnot bereproducedordisclosedtoathirdpartywithouttheexpresswrittenconsentofEADSCASA.Thisdocumentanditscontentshallnotbeusedforanyotherpurposethanforwhichitissupplied. Flight test campaign progressing … 09 June 2014 A400M – New Horizons 6 Full flares jettison tests performedRAS/Wedge flight test campaign completed 6,343 hours in 2,278 flights Air drop of paratroopers and gravity loads
  7. 7. ThisdocumentandallinformationcontainedhereinisthesolepropertyofEADSCASA.Nointellectualpropertyrightsaregrantedbythedeliveryofthisdocumentordisclosureofitscontent.Thisdocumentshallnot bereproducedordisclosedtoathirdpartywithouttheexpresswrittenconsentofEADSCASA.Thisdocumentanditscontentshallnotbeusedforanyotherpurposethanforwhichitissupplied. … and ground testing as well 09 June 2014 A400M – New Horizons 7 Loading a 28 ton military vehicle
  8. 8. ThisdocumentandallinformationcontainedhereinisthesolepropertyofEADSCASA.Nointellectualpropertyrightsaregrantedbythedeliveryofthisdocumentordisclosureofitscontent.Thisdocumentshallnot bereproducedordisclosedtoathirdpartywithouttheexpresswrittenconsentofEADSCASA.Thisdocumentanditscontentshallnotbeusedforanyotherpurposethanforwhichitissupplied. The A400M aircraft: some features Transport of 20 tons over 6,400 km at Mach 0.72 and 40,000 ft altitude 09 June 2014 A400M – New Horizons Wide range of loads that cannot be transported in previous generation tactical airlifters Unique performance: 25 tons payload into 750 m grass/sand soft unpaved airstrips Unique aerial delivery performance: from 40,000 ft to 15ft up to 116 paratroops High survivability: designed to operate in the most hostile environments Refuelling capabilities as tanker and receiver 8
  9. 9. ThisdocumentandallinformationcontainedhereinisthesolepropertyofEADSCASA.Nointellectualpropertyrightsaregrantedbythedeliveryofthisdocumentordisclosureofitscontent.Thisdocumentshallnot bereproducedordisclosedtoathirdpartywithouttheexpresswrittenconsentofEADSCASA.Thisdocumentanditscontentshallnotbeusedforanyotherpurposethanforwhichitissupplied. Production in full ramp-up 09 June 2014 A400M – New Horizons 9Page 9 A/C Finalisation (FL&FTC) Hangar C1.1 (Airframe) Hangar C1.2 (GST)
  10. 10. ThisdocumentandallinformationcontainedhereinisthesolepropertyofEADSCASA.Nointellectualpropertyrightsaregrantedbythedeliveryofthisdocumentordisclosureofitscontent.Thisdocumentshallnot bereproducedordisclosedtoathirdpartywithouttheexpresswrittenconsentofEADSCASA.Thisdocumentanditscontentshallnotbeusedforanyotherpurposethanforwhichitissupplied. 28 26 Ramp-up status mid-May 0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 100 Effort% 141718192022 1312 11 1023252930313342 353645 The progress given herewith is schematic and might vary slightly for milestone achievements 34 27 244344 32 1646 21 1537384748 394950 4041515253 Final Assembly Line Components manufacturing and assemblyLong Lead Items • 14 aircraft in FAL: MSN11 to MSN24 + MSN10 in Delivery Center • 20 aircraft in various stages of production / Assembly: MSN25 to MSN44 • 9 aircraft in Long Lead Items procurement process: MSN45 to MSN53 09 June 2014 A400M – New Horizons 10
  11. 11. ThisdocumentandallinformationcontainedhereinisthesolepropertyofEADSCASA.Nointellectualpropertyrightsaregrantedbythedeliveryofthisdocumentordisclosureofitscontent.Thisdocumentshallnot bereproducedordisclosedtoathirdpartywithouttheexpresswrittenconsentofEADSCASA.Thisdocumentanditscontentshallnotbeusedforanyotherpurposethanforwhichitissupplied. Short-term deliveries 09 June 2014 A400M – New Horizons 11 MSN 11: Delivery process started MSN 12: final stages to delivery MSN 15: First UK aircraft MSN 10: In final delivery process
  12. 12. ThisdocumentandallinformationcontainedhereinisthesolepropertyofEADSCASA.Nointellectualpropertyrightsaregrantedbythedeliveryofthisdocumentordisclosureofitscontent.Thisdocumentshallnot bereproducedordisclosedtoathirdpartywithouttheexpresswrittenconsentofEADSCASA.Thisdocumentanditscontentshallnotbeusedforanyotherpurposethanforwhichitissupplied. Current order book France (50) Belgium (7) Luxemburg (1) UK (22) Germany (53) Spain (27) Turkey (10) 174 aircraft contracted by 7 European Launch Nations and 1 export customer: Malaysia (4) 09 June 2014 A400M – New Horizons 12
  13. 13. ThisdocumentandallinformationcontainedhereinisthesolepropertyofEADSCASA.Nointellectualpropertyrightsaregrantedbythedeliveryofthisdocumentordisclosureofitscontent.Thisdocumentshallnot bereproducedordisclosedtoathirdpartywithouttheexpresswrittenconsentofEADSCASA.Thisdocumentanditscontentshallnotbeusedforanyotherpurposethanforwhichitissupplied. Ready for export market Abu Dhabi (on Middle East Tour 2013) Mexico 2014 09 June 2014 A400M – New Horizons 13 • Export version complying with ITAR regulations developed • First slots available in 2017 Abu Dhabi (on Middle East Tour 2013) Mexico 2014 Kazakhstan 2014
  14. 14. ThisdocumentandallinformationcontainedhereinisthesolepropertyofEADSCASA.Nointellectualpropertyrightsaregrantedbythedeliveryofthisdocumentordisclosureofitscontent.Thisdocumentshallnot bereproducedordisclosedtoathirdpartywithouttheexpresswrittenconsentofEADSCASA.Thisdocumentanditscontentshallnotbeusedforanyotherpurposethanforwhichitissupplied. The difference, only an A400M can make BAMAKO GAO KIDAL TESSALIT TOMBOUCTOU A400M from France (1945 nm) 09 June 2014 A400M – New Horizons 14
  15. 15. ThisdocumentandallinformationcontainedhereinisthesolepropertyofEADSCASA.Nointellectualpropertyrightsaregrantedbythedeliveryofthisdocumentordisclosureofitscontent.Thisdocumentshallnot bereproducedordisclosedtoathirdpartywithouttheexpresswrittenconsentofEADSCASA.Thisdocumentanditscontentshallnotbeusedforanyotherpurposethanforwhichitissupplied. In-Service Support Activities Next Entries into service: UK in September • Airbus Military UK in preparation for service delivery • Part 145 audit planned for August with accreditation foreseen in September Germany in November • Airbus Military Deutschland GmbH in preparation for service delivery • Application for System Support Contractor (SbF) for BAAINBw to be filed in June According Integrated Logistic Support products (technical publications, aircraft ground equipment , spares…) in preparation for delivery 09 June 2014 A400M – New Horizons 15
  16. 16. ThisdocumentandallinformationcontainedhereinisthesolepropertyofEADSCASA.Nointellectualpropertyrightsaregrantedbythedeliveryofthisdocumentordisclosureofitscontent.Thisdocumentshallnot bereproducedordisclosedtoathirdpartywithouttheexpresswrittenconsentofEADSCASA.Thisdocumentanditscontentshallnotbeusedforanyotherpurposethanforwhichitissupplied. What’s next ? • Deliver MSN 10 to MSN 14 with full logistic capabilities • Deliver MSN 15 to UK with initial tactical capabilities (Paratrooper operations from ramp and side doors, RAS/Wedge aerial delivery) • Next target is 2015 standard with new tactical capabilities when aircraft will get full aerial delivery, self defence and tanker capabilities All Airbus Military & partners’ teams are fully devoted to meeting these Programme key targets! 09 June 2014 A400M – New Horizons 16
  17. 17. ThisdocumentandallinformationcontainedhereinisthesolepropertyofEADSCASA.Nointellectualpropertyrightsaregrantedbythedeliveryofthisdocumentordisclosureofitscontent.Thisdocumentshallnot bereproducedordisclosedtoathirdpartywithouttheexpresswrittenconsentofEADSCASA.Thisdocumentanditscontentshallnotbeusedforanyotherpurposethanforwhichitissupplied. Progressive additional military capabilitiesPROGRESSIVEAIRCRAFTCAPABILITIES BASIC LOGISTIC  Transport of troops / loads  Kneeling & Raising  MEDEVAC  Life Rafts INITIAL TACTICAL CAPABILITY  Aerial Delivery of Paratroopers  RAS / Wedge, Combat offload of vehicles  Tactical COMMS Management  EDS, EVS, Inerting Systems  Initial unpaved runways operations Additional Tactical /AAR capabilities Additional Configuration  Air-Air Refuelling (Full)  Search and rescue Patterns  Terrain Reference Navigation Full Common Standard Aircraft capability  Low Level Flight Additional Configuration  Future Air Navig. System Additional Tactical capability  Polar area navigation  Required time of arrival  Speed guidance in all phases Additional Configuration  TOPOCS (Take-Off & landing Performance Optimization Computer System ) Additional Tactical/AAR capabilities  Aerial Delivery of Loads  Air-to-Air Refuelling (initial partial)  Combat offload of pallets Additional Configuration  Defensive Aid (full DASS): RWR, MWS-PE FMSfunctionsonly (SW) 2014 2015 2013 2016 2017 09 June 2014 A400M – New Horizons 17 2018
  18. 18. ThisdocumentandallinformationcontainedhereinisthesolepropertyofEADSCASA.Nointellectualpropertyrightsaregrantedbythedeliveryofthisdocumentordisclosureofitscontent.Thisdocumentshallnot bereproducedordisclosedtoathirdpartywithouttheexpresswrittenconsentofEADSCASA.Thisdocumentanditscontentshallnotbeusedforanyotherpurposethanforwhichitissupplied. In 2014, A400M is in operation in two main Customers: France and Turkey  Initial Operational Clearance achieved  Customer Services activities in place in Orléans (France) and Kayseri (Turkey) Beyond initial deliveries, programme ramp-up is reality  Up to MSN 21 in the Final Assembly Line  Up to MSN 53 in different stages of production THE A400M HAS BECOME THE BENCHMARK AIRLIFTER FOR THE 21ST CENTURY Conclusions 09 June 2014 A400M – New Horizons 18
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