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February 22, 2017, 7:28 AM

Airbus Pleads for Relief as A400M Losses Mount

Company wants the European launch nations to reduce the penalties they are extracting for late deliveries and performance shortfalls.

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A400M airlifter
May 29, 2014 - 3:10 PM
Relief organizations currently rely largely on old, environmentally unfriendly Russian airlifters.
May 29, 2014 - 12:00 PM
The program's nine-year development is set to end this year, with no production order from the U.S., Germany or Italy.
BAE Systems Gen 3 common missile warning system
May 29, 2014 - 9:24 AM
The order represents the first direct commercial sale of the latest generation countermeasures suite, BAE said.
May 29, 2014 - 8:46 AM
A turboprop trainer, attack helicopter and UAV were among the aircraft the nation showed at ILA Berlin.
May 23, 2014 - 8:00 AM
Defense exhibitors and attendees at ILA Berlin are mostly focused on German requirements, but the Germans are not buying anything.
May 23, 2014 - 7:50 AM
The question of certification looms large in any evaluation of future MALE UAVs for European nations.
May 23, 2014 - 7:40 AM
The proposal is a Sigint conversion of a Bombardier Global 5000.
Saab Grippen EF
May 19, 2014 - 4:30 AM
Switzerland chose the Gripen after a thorough and protracted evaluation, and a framework agreement worth about $3.5 billion was signed in February 2013.
May 15, 2014 - 8:05 AM
Iraq is the first announced customer for the AT-6.