The Paris Airshow opened at Le Bourget on 17th June. The opening flying display was by the A400M, accompanied in style by the French Patrouille de France display team.
The 29th of May 2013 was a great day for European collaboration and for Italy. One of the most significant FREMM Programme High Level Objective was achieved.
The first production A400M new generation airlifter made its maiden flight on 6 March 2013, marking a key milestone towards its delivery to the French Air Force.
On the 06th March 2013, the first SAMP/T Anti Tactical Ballistic Missile (ATBM) firing with tactical link L16 was successfully held in Biscarrosse (DGA Missile trial Centre).