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21 September 2010

Neil Smith Director, A400M Program Neil.smith@eads-na.com 703-236-7515


Tuesday, September 21, 2010

A400M Grizzly: Strategic Delivery to the Point of Need

Modern Design for Strategic/Tactical Flexibility

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Modern Design for Strategic/Tactical Flexibility


Multi-role
Transport Large cargo hold Outsize loads up to 40 STs Tanker 2 AR wing pods Center-line Refueling Unit Additional cargo bay fuel tanks

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Modern Design for Strategic/Tactical Flexibility


Multi-role
Transport Large cargo hold Outsize loads up to 40 STs Tanker 2 AR wing pods Center-line Refueling Unit Additional cargo bay fuel tanks

High Cruise Speed


Four 11,000 shp Turboprop Engines Speed Range: 100 300kts IAS

Hi-Level Cruise Speed Mach 0.72 Ops Ceiling 40,000 ft; cruise alt 37,000 ft

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Modern Design for Strategic/Tactical Flexibility


Multi-role
Transport Large cargo hold Outsize loads up to 40 STs Tanker 2 AR wing pods Center-line Refueling Unit Additional cargo bay fuel tanks

High Cruise Speed


Four 11,000 shp Turboprop Engines Speed Range: 100 300kts IAS

Hi-Level Cruise Speed Mach 0.72 Ops Ceiling 40,000 ft; cruise alt 37,000 ft

Autonomous Deployment
Long range with internal fuel In-flight refueling capability (probe or UARRSI)
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Modern Design for Strategic/Tactical Flexibility


Multi-role
Transport Large cargo hold Outsize loads up to 40 STs Tanker 2 AR wing pods Center-line Refueling Unit Additional cargo bay fuel tanks

High Cruise Speed


Four 11,000 shp Turboprop Engines Speed Range: 100 300kts IAS

Hi-Level Cruise Speed Mach 0.72 Ops Ceiling 40,000 ft; cruise alt 37,000 ft

Tactical Capability Autonomous Deployment


Long range with internal fuel In-flight refueling capability (probe or UARRSI)
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Low-level flight Airdrop of paratroops / loads Short, soft airfield capability Autonomous ground ops Survivability
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Airlift Assets
Long Hard Surface Airfield

Short Unprepared Airfield Light, small loads (pax/pallets) Tactical Distance


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Heavy, large, out/ oversize loads (BCT, Division) Strategic Distance


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Airlift Assets
Long Hard Surface Airfield

Short Unprepared Airfield CBR 6 Light, small loads (pax/pallets) Tactical Distance
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Airlift Assets
Long Hard Surface Airfield

Short Unprepared Airfield CBR 6 Light, small loads (pax/pallets) Tactical Distance
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Airlift Assets
Long Hard Surface Airfield

Tactical
Short Unprepared Airfield CBR 6

Airlifters

Light, small loads (pax/pallets) Tactical Distance


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Airlift Assets
Long Hard Surface Airfield

Strategic Airlifters

CBR 13

Tactical
Short Unprepared Airfield CBR 6

Airlifters

Light, small loads (pax/pallets) Tactical Distance


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Airlift Assets with A400M


Long Hard Surface Airfield

Strategic Airlifters

A400M
Tactical
Short Unprepared Airfield CBR 6

CBR 13

Airlifters

Light, small loads (pax/pallets) Tactical Distance


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A400M Leading Technology in Power-Plant

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A400M Leading Technology in Power-Plant


TP400: All new 3-shaft Turboprop Engine with 8-Bladed Propeller

11 000 shp output resulting in:

-- high-level cruise speeds of between 0.68 and 0.72 Mach; -- low-level airspeeds of up to 300 knots for tactical operations

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A400M Leading Technology in Power-Plant


TP400: All new 3-shaft Turboprop Engine with 8-Bladed Propeller

11 000 shp output resulting in:

-- high-level cruise speeds of between 0.68 and 0.72 Mach; -- low-level airspeeds of up to 300 knots for tactical operations

Sophisticated FADEC optimising

power-plant efficiency and greatly reducing pilot workload

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A400M Leading Technology in Power-Plant


TP400: All new 3-shaft Turboprop Engine with 8-Bladed Propeller

11 000 shp output resulting in:

-- high-level cruise speeds of between 0.68 and 0.72 Mach; -- low-level airspeeds of up to 300 knots for tactical operations

Sophisticated FADEC optimising

power-plant efficiency and greatly reducing pilot workload

providing the A400M with unmatched performance


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A400M Leading Technology in Aerodynamics

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A400M Leading Technology in Aerodynamics


Engine Rotation Down Between Engines A First!

Symmetrical airflow over the wings resulting in better lift distribution and thus more efficient wing design,

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A400M Leading Technology in Aerodynamics


Engine Rotation Down Between Engines A First!

Symmetrical airflow over the wings resulting in better lift distribution and thus more efficient wing design, Improved handling qualities for engine out case resulting in smaller tail-plane with associated savings in weight and drag.

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A400M Leading Technology in Aerodynamics


Engine Rotation Down Between Engines A First!

Symmetrical airflow over the wings resulting in better lift distribution and thus more efficient wing design, Improved handling qualities for engine out case resulting in smaller tail-plane with associated savings in weight and drag.

giving the A400M highly efficient aerodynamic performance


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A400M Leading Technology in Structures & Materials

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A400M Leading Technology in Structures & Materials


The Airbus 1st complete wing of Carbon Fibre Reinforced Plastic (CFRP)

1st large military aircraft with extensive use of composite (> 30%) for Wings (inc main spars), cargo door and tail-plane.

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A400M Leading Technology in Structures & Materials


The Airbus 1st complete wing of Carbon Fibre Reinforced Plastic (CFRP)

1st large military aircraft with extensive use of composite (> 30%) for Wings (inc main spars), cargo door and tail-plane. With CFRP: Less structural fatigue - thus maximizing structural life Less risk of corrosion on major components.

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A400M Leading Technology in Structures & Materials


The Airbus 1st complete wing of Carbon Fibre Reinforced Plastic (CFRP)

1st large military aircraft with extensive use of composite (> 30%) for Wings (inc main spars), cargo door and tail-plane. With CFRP: Less structural fatigue - thus maximizing structural life Less risk of corrosion on major components.

making the A400M stronger, lighter, and longer-lasting


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A400M Leading Cockpit Design Technology Start in Point: Cockpit A380 Design Cockpit

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A400M Leading Cockpit Design Technology Start in Point: Cockpit A380 Design Cockpit
Evolved from A380 by Military Pilots for Operational Missions

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A400M Leading Cockpit Design Technology Start in Point: Cockpit A380 Design Cockpit
Evolved from A380 by Military Pilots for Operational Missions
NBC Compatibility Military IFF Digital Map SATCOM Simplified switching, uncluttered screens Video Cameras EMCON switching

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A400M Leading Cockpit Design Technology Start in Point: Cockpit A380 Design Cockpit
Evolved from A380 by Military Pilots for Operational Missions
NBC Compatibility Military IFF Digital Map SATCOM Simplified switching, uncluttered screens Video Cameras EMCON switching Head Up Displays MIDS/Link 16 Third Crew Position Military GPS Enhanced Vision System / FLIR NVG compatibility Military Radar

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A400M Leading Cockpit Design Technology Start in Point: Cockpit A380 Design Cockpit
Evolved from A380 by Military Pilots for Operational Missions
NBC Compatibility Military IFF Digital Map SATCOM Simplified switching, uncluttered screens Video Cameras EMCON switching Crypto and secure comms Auto Fuel Tank Inerting TAWS / TGCAS / T-TAD Automated fuel control Head Up Displays MIDS/Link 16 Third Crew Position Military GPS Enhanced Vision System / FLIR NVG compatibility Military Radar Automated Defensive Aids Automated CG Calculation

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A400M Leading Cockpit Design Technology Start in Point: Cockpit A380 Design Cockpit
Evolved from A380 by Military Pilots for Operational Missions
NBC Compatibility Military IFF Digital Map SATCOM Simplified switching, uncluttered screens Video Cameras EMCON switching Crypto and secure comms Auto Fuel Tank Inerting TAWS / TGCAS / T-TAD Automated fuel control Head Up Displays MIDS/Link 16 Third Crew Position Military GPS Enhanced Vision System / FLIR NVG compatibility Military Radar Automated Defensive Aids Automated CG Calculation

making the A400M the most advanced airlifter cockpit


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A400M Leading Technology in Avionic Architecture

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A400M Leading Technology in Avionic Architecture


Civil Data Network Integrated with Military Data Buses

Based on proven and certified Duplex AFDX A380 technology.

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A400M Leading Technology in Avionic Architecture


Civil Data Network Integrated with Military Data Buses

Based on proven and certified Duplex AFDX A380 technology. Combined with off-the-shelf military MIL STD 1553B Buses.

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A400M Leading Technology in Avionic Architecture


Civil Data Network Integrated with Military Data Buses

Based on proven and certified Duplex AFDX A380 technology. Combined with off-the-shelf military MIL STD 1553B Buses. Enabling customization of avionics systems without the need for time-consuming and expensive re-integration with other avionics suites.

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A400M Leading Technology in Avionic Architecture


Civil Data Network Integrated with Military Data Buses

Based on proven and certified Duplex AFDX A380 technology. Combined with off-the-shelf military MIL STD 1553B Buses. Enabling customization of avionics systems without the need for time-consuming and expensive re-integration with other avionics suites.

giving the A400M a reliable and adaptable avionics system


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A400M Leading Technology in Control Systems

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A400M Leading Technology in Control Systems


Fly-by-Wire (FBW) optimized for Military Operating Environment

Two independent FBW control systems give excellent handling qualities - such as direct lift control for easier Air-to-Air refueling maneuvers.

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A400M Leading Technology in Control Systems


Fly-by-Wire (FBW) optimized for Military Operating Environment

Two independent FBW control systems give excellent handling qualities - such as direct lift control for easier Air-to-Air refueling maneuvers. Expanded flight envelope protection such as safe maneuverings up to 120 in roll, with no limit in pitch, and with roll rates up to 35 per second.

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A400M Leading Technology in Control Systems


Fly-by-Wire (FBW) optimized for Military Operating Environment

Two independent FBW control systems give excellent handling qualities - such as direct lift control for easier Air-to-Air refueling maneuvers. Expanded flight envelope protection such as safe maneuverings up to 120 in roll, with no limit in pitch, and with roll rates up to 35 per second.

giving the A400M superb care-free handling qualities.


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A400M Leading Technology in Autonomous Cargo Handling Systems

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A400M Leading Technology in Autonomous Cargo Handling Systems


Optimized for Austere Operations

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A400M Leading Technology in Autonomous Cargo Handling Systems Tandem multi-wheel MLG with three independent lever type struts
provides

Optimized for Austere Operations

Excellent response in rugged terrain Reduces ground footprint pressure, enabling the use of softer landing surfaces.

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A400M Leading Technology in Autonomous Cargo Handling Systems Tandem multi-wheel MLG with three independent lever type struts
provides

Optimized for Austere Operations

Excellent response in rugged terrain Reduces ground footprint pressure, enabling the use of softer landing surfaces.

Landing gear kneel and roll:

4 ramp crest for easy loading of long

vehicles without shoring Differential kneeling for lateral balancing of cargo floor in uneven terrain Raises / lowers cargo floor height to match height of trucks and, with assistance of 3 hydraulic toes, transfers cargo without material handling equipment

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A400M Leading Technology in Autonomous Cargo Handling Systems Tandem multi-wheel MLG with three independent lever type struts
provides

Optimized for Austere Operations

Excellent response in rugged terrain Reduces ground footprint pressure, enabling the use of softer landing surfaces.

Landing gear kneel and roll:

4 ramp crest for easy loading of long

vehicles without shoring Differential kneeling for lateral balancing of cargo floor in uneven terrain Raises / lowers cargo floor height to match height of trucks and, with assistance of 3 hydraulic toes, transfers cargo without material handling equipment

Superlative Ground Handling:

2 reverse up a slope Tight turn radius

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A400M Leading Technology in Autonomous Cargo Handling Systems Tandem multi-wheel MLG with three independent lever type struts
provides

Optimized for Austere Operations

Excellent response in rugged terrain Reduces ground footprint pressure, enabling the use of softer landing surfaces.

Landing gear kneel and roll:

4 ramp crest for easy loading of long

vehicles without shoring Differential kneeling for lateral balancing of cargo floor in uneven terrain Raises / lowers cargo floor height to match height of trucks and, with assistance of 3 hydraulic toes, transfers cargo without material handling equipment

Superlative Ground Handling:

2 reverse up a slope Tight turn radius

Autonomous capability enables operations from remote austere locales


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A400M Leading Technology in Noise Reduction

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A400M Leading Technology in Noise Reduction


Advanced Noise Reduction Systems in Cockpit and CargoHold
TVA

microphones

Centralized digital active noise cancellation system: - -- 150 Tuned Vibration Absorbers (TVA) - -- Controlled by 300 microphones in the cargo bay walls:

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A400M Leading Technology in Noise Reduction


Advanced Noise Reduction Systems in Cockpit and CargoHold
TVA

microphones

Centralized digital active noise cancellation system: - -- 150 Tuned Vibration Absorbers (TVA) - -- Controlled by 300 microphones in the cargo bay walls: Combined with most efficient Acoustic Linings

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A400M Leading Technology in Noise Reduction


Advanced Noise Reduction Systems in Cockpit and CargoHold
TVA

microphones

Centralized digital active noise cancellation system: - -- 150 Tuned Vibration Absorbers (TVA) - -- Controlled by 300 microphones in the cargo bay walls: Combined with most efficient Acoustic Linings

giving the A400M unprecedented quietness for a large military airlifter


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A400M Overall Size Comparison


C-17 A400M C-130J (Stretched)

168.6 ft

139 ft

132.5 ft

173.9 ft

148 ft

113 ft

55 ft

48 ft

38.4 ft

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A400M Overall Size Comparison


C-17 A400M C-130J (Stretched)

168.6 ft

139 ft

132.5 ft

Comparable wing span

173.9 ft

148 ft

113 ft

55 ft

48 ft

38.4 ft

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The Only Non-Developmental Payload Solution


Cougar 4x4 vs Humvee A400M
58.1
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C-130J-30

55

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Mine Resistant Ambush Protected Vehicle


Cat I - urban operations; Typical max gross weight (TMBW) = 38,000 lbs

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C-130J

40

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Cat II - convoy lead, troop transport, ambulance, explosive ordnance disposal, combat engineering; TMBW = 52,000 lbs Cat III - route clearance, mine disposal; TMBW = 80,000 lbs

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Cougar 4x4 vs Humvee A400M
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C-130J-30

55

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Mine Resistant Ambush Protected Vehicle


C-130J

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Cat I - urban operations; Typical max gross weight (TMBW) = 38,000 lbs Cat II - convoy lead, troop transport, ambulance, explosive ordnance disposal, combat engineering; TMBW = 52,000 lbs Cat III - route clearance, mine disposal; TMBW = 80,000 lbs

C-130J

40

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Cargo Hold Flexibility and Load Resistance

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Cargo Hold Flexibility and Load Resistance


9 pallets (88X108) + 54 troops

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Cargo Hold Flexibility and Load Resistance


9 pallets (88X108) + 54 troops 66 litters + 25 medical personnel 125 litters + 7 medical personnel

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Cargo Hold Flexibility and Load Resistance


9 pallets (88X108) + 54 troops 66 litters + 25 medical personnel 125 litters + 7 medical personnel

116 seats for paratroops

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Cargo Hold Flexibility and Load Resistance


9 pallets (88X108) + 54 troops 66 litters + 25 medical personnel 125 litters + 7 medical personnel

116 seats for paratroops

Foldable troop seats Roller-restraint system rotated to provide flat floor

Roller-restraint system for standard military pallets

Retractable tie-down rings

Single pallet max 10,031 lbs (2,016 lbs per linear ft) throughout cargo area Heavy vehicle transportation in the 21.6 ft long main zone located below the center wing box Weight on each axle < 16,535 lbs, 4 ft 3 in between axles; < 22,046 lbs, 4 ft 11 in between axles Tracked vehicles: 4,032 lbs/linear ft max in main zone; 2,016 lbs/linear ft in the remaining cargo bay Reinforced main zone at 6,250 lbs/linear ft capacity with reinforced ramp and toes
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Payload / Range Comparison


Payload (K lbs) 176 154 132 110 88 81.4 66 44 22 0 C-130J-30 C-130J Max Range 4700 nm 1780 nm w/ Max Payload A400M 2750 nm w/ Stryker w/Slat Armor 30 St Payload C-17A Extended Range
Logistic Mission @ 2.25g calm winds, ISA Reserves: MIL-C-5011B (30 min hold at 1500 ft, 5% trip fuel)

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Ramstein to Bagdad

2000

Ramstein to Kandahar

3000 4000 Range (nm)

5000

6000

7000

A400M combines strategic payload/range and tactical soft/short field landing capabilities to deliver medium weight armor from Ramstein directly to the Point of Need in Iraq and/or Afghanistan
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A400M Cruise Speed & Altitude Comparison

40000

30000

Altitude (ft)

20000

10000

0 0.45

0.50

0.55

0.60

0.65

0.70

0.75

0.80

Cruise Speed (Mach)


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A400M Cruise Speed & Altitude Comparison

40000 0.74 0.77

30000

Altitude (ft)

20000 0.56 0.59

10000

0 0.45

0.50

0.55

0.60

0.65

0.70

0.75

0.80

Cruise Speed (Mach)


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A400M Cruise Speed & Altitude Comparison

40000 0.74 0.77 0.68 0.72 30000

Altitude (ft)

20000 0.56 0.59

10000

0 0.45

0.50

0.55

0.60

0.65

0.70

0.75

0.80

Cruise Speed (Mach)


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A400M Cruise Speed & Altitude Comparison

40000 0.74 0.77 0.68 0.72 30000

Altitude (ft)

20000 0.56 0.59

10000

0 0.45

0.50

0.55

0.60

0.65

0.70

0.75

0.80

Cruise Speed (Mach)


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A400M Cruise Speed & Altitude Comparison


Turbo-prop aircraft with turbo-fan performance: advanced aerodynamic design + light-weight composite structures + latest technology engines & propellers
40000 0.74 0.77 0.68 0.72 30000

Altitude (ft)

20000 0.56 0.59

while retaining the tactical capabilities enabled by turbo-props: high rates of descent + low para-drop speeds + t/o and ldg from hot & high airfields.

10000

0 0.45

0.50

0.55

0.60

0.65

0.70

0.75

0.80

Cruise Speed (Mach)


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A400M Soft Field Performance


Estimated Number of Passes for Unpaved Runway
Aircraft Weight (lbs) 213,848 CBR 4 CBR 6 CBR 8 25 286 1610 220,462 20 233 1310 231,485 14 156 875 242,508 9 104 583 253,500 7 81 457 262,345 0 49 276

Note: One pass is one take-off or one landing OEW = 173,300 lbs, MLW = 262,345 lbs, MTLW = 253,500 lbs

Example Mission: Series of 60,000 lb payloads 2600 ft soft (CBR 6) strip Take-off with fuel for 1350 nm return to base A400M Capability: 40 round trip missions before strip becomes unusable 3 Missions on a CBR 4 strip
Reserves: MIL-C-5011B rules

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Austere, Soft/Short Landing Area Capability


Stryker Mission Scenario
Mission Requirement
Infil one Stryker w/Slat then RTB: 60,000 lb payload, 900 NM btw base & LZ, no tanker Conditions at LZ: CBR 6, 95oF, 4000 ft PA

A400M
Landing area length < 2750 ft MEETS ALL REQUIREMENTS Can infil 40 Stryker vehicles before field is unusable

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2500

3000

Takeoff / Landing Distance (Feet)

Reserves = 5 % of cruise fuel + 30 min hold (on return to MOB)

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Austere, Soft/Short Landing Area Capability


Stryker Mission Scenario
Mission Requirement
Infil one Stryker w/Slat then RTB: 60,000 lb payload, 900 NM btw base & LZ, no tanker Conditions at LZ: CBR 6, 95oF, 4000 ft PA

A400M
Landing area length < 2750 ft MEETS ALL REQUIREMENTS Can infil 40 Stryker vehicles before field is unusable

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1500

2000

2500

3000

Takeoff / Landing Distance (Feet)

A400M can deliver medium armor, like Stryker w/ Slat Armor, directly to short, soft landing areas
Reserves = 5 % of cruise fuel + 30 min hold (on return to MOB)

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A400M Self-Protection Measures

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A400M Self-Protection Measures


A400M is optimized for tactical operations in hostile environments

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A400M Self-Protection Measures


A400M is optimized for tactical operations in hostile environments
Low Detectability: Hard to Find:

Cockpit fully NVG compatible

Clean engines: no exhaust smoke Electronic emission control Minimized Infra-Red signature Enhanced low-level flight capability for optimum terrain masking

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A400M Self-Protection Measures


A400M is optimized for tactical operations in hostile environments
Low Detectability: Hard to Find:

Cockpit fully NVG compatible

Clean engines: no exhaust smoke Electronic emission control Minimized Infra-Red signature Enhanced low-level flight capability for optimum terrain masking

Low Vulnerability: Hard to Hit:


Comprehensive Defensive Aids Steep descent angle (~12)

Highly maneuverable (120 bank) Highly responsive fly-by-wire controls

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A400M Self-Protection Measures


A400M is optimized for tactical operations in hostile environments
Low Detectability: Hard to Find:

Cockpit fully NVG compatible

Clean engines: no exhaust smoke Electronic emission control Minimized Infra-Red signature Enhanced low-level flight capability for optimum terrain masking

Low Vulnerability: Hard to Hit:


Comprehensive Defensive Aids Steep descent angle (~12) Damage tolerant controls Armoring of Cockpit Inert gas for fuel tanks

Highly maneuverable (120 bank) Highly responsive fly-by-wire controls

High Survivability: Hard to Kill:


Robust integrated defensive systems suite Bullet-resistant windscreens Redundant major aircraft systems
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Main Recent Events & Cumulated Flight Test hours


First Flights

MSN 1 MSN 2 MSN 3

First flight on 11 Dec 2009 Maiden flight on 08 April 2010 Maiden flight on 09 July 2010
MSN1 First Flight 11th of December

Total Activity (as of 15 Sep 2010)

MSN 1 MSN 2 MSN 3 TOTAL

Total Hours 300 H 20 223 H 55 87 H 48 612

Number Of Flights 86 70 23 179

MSN2 maiden flight 08th of April

MSN3 maiden flight 09 July 2010 Approved for Public Release Tuesday, September 21, 2010 EADS North America Proprietary Copyright 2010
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Main Near Term Objectives

MSN4 first flight expected end December


2010 Medium FTI , Mainly dedicated to cargo hold system and aerial delivery testing

MSN6 first flight expected late summer 2011


Light Flight Test Instrumentation mainly dedicated to post type certification complementary testing.

Approved for Public Release Tuesday, September 21, 2010

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The A400M Grizzly Transports what wont fit in todays tactical aircraft to places where todays strategic aircraft cant land

Approved for Public Release Tuesday, September 21, 2010

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Unattended Luggage Inspection System

ULIS

Approved for Public Release Tuesday, September 21, 2010

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ULIS modules

Approved for Public Release Tuesday, September 21, 2010

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Detection Head

Approved for Public Release Tuesday, September 21, 2010

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Graphical User Interface

Approved for Public Release Tuesday, September 21, 2010

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