OCCAR News 20. December 2011 20 December 2011 - First Flight for A400M - MSN 006 MSN6 the final development aircraft for the A400M programme took to the skies for the first time today – 20th Dec. 07. December 2011 Tiger helicopter - Repair Frame Contract with ECT signed For the Support of the TIGER Weapon System a major milestone was achieved with the signature of the Repair Frame Contract (RFC) with ECT. 14. November 2011 First FSAF firing against a ballistic missile by French Armed Force On the 14 November 2011, the French Air Force successfully conducted its first ballistic target firing. 01. November 2011 Final assembly of the first A400M for France starts in Seville Following the launch of A400M series production last February, Airbus Military has begun final assembly of the first A400M that will be delivered to a customer - the French Air Force.