OCCAR News 07. April 2011 A400M Substantive Contract Amendment Signed On 7 April 2011 the Contract Amendment for the A400M Programme was signed, at the Final Assembly Line in Seville, between Airbus Military and OCCAR-EA... 01. April 2011 HRH the Prince of Wales visits the A400M in Seville HRH the Prince of Wales visited today the Airbus Military A400M at the company’s facilities in Seville (Spain). 16. February 2011 16 February 2011: A400M Maturity Gate Milestone Achieved One of the most important industrial decisions on the A400M Programme was taken on 16 February 2011. The so called Maturity Gate Milestone was reviewed by an independent panel and as a result of this review the gate has now been passed. 01. February 2011 A400M begins cold weather trials in Sweden The second A400M development aircraft - Grizzly 2 - visited Kiruna in northern Sweden for four days of cold weather trials at the beginning of February.