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SOFINS 2019: Certification continues for A400M special mission capabilities

4th April 2019 - 15:45 GMT | by Andrew White in Camp de Souge


Airbus Defence and Space continues to certify a series of mission capabilities for the A400M tactical transport aircraft designed to further enhance the platform’s support of special operations forces.

Speaking to Shephard at the Special Operations Forces Innovation Network Seminar (SOFINS) at Camp de Souge, France on 2 April, Airbus officials described ongoing efforts which will enable the A400M to support the full spectrum of air special operations.

According to Airbus’s marketing manager for the A400M, Eduardo Pellicer, air frames will be certified to support high altitude military freefall (MFF) operations in the 2019/2020 timeframe. 

Such a capability will allow

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Andrew White


Andrew White

Andrew is a former editor of Digital Battlespace and Unmanned Vehicles magazines. Andrew joined Shephard …

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