Pictured is Airbus Military's second A400M development aircraft undergoing cold weather trials earlier this month in Kiruna, northern Sweden.
The aircraft - Grizzly 2 - experienced temperatures as low as -21ºC as it underwent tests on its powerplants. It was accompanied by an Airbus A340-300 carrying support equipment and the test team.
It will experience further cold weather testing in Kiruna and at other locations this winter and next says Airbus Military.
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