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. 08. December 2014 Security Arrangement between EDA and OCCAR signed European Defence Agency (EDA) Chief Executive Claude-France Arnould and OCCAR Director Tim Rowntree have signed a Security Arrangement between their respective organisations on 8 December 2014. 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.