OCCAR News 18. December 2014 Delivery of the first German A400M The first Airbus A400M (Manufacturer Serial Number 018/MSN018) for Germany has been delivered by OCCAR-EA to the Luftwaffe on 18 December 2014. 17. December 2014 First successful interoperability qualification testing in the ESSOR Programme The first Interoperability Functional Qualification Review (FQR) of the ESSOR Programme was successfully conducted on 17 and 18 December 2014 in Gdynia (Poland). 04. December 2014 French - UK joint Initial Support Contract for the A400M Programme On the 4 December 2014, OCCAR signed on behalf of France and the UK a joint initial support contract for their A400M fleets with Airbus Defence and Space. 10. December 2012 A400M completes flight test milestone On 10th December 2012, the A400M transport aircraft has completed the 300 hour function and reliability (F&R) flight-test phase.