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EADS eyes US in A400M plane deal

20 July 2010 Last updated at 10:47 BST

Europe's biggest ever defence project is on display at the Farnborough Airshow.

The A400M is a military transporter from EADS and its success is key to Germany, France, the UK and other European economies who have ploughed billions into its development.

The project is already four years behind schedule and 50% over budget.

Nigel Cassidy reports.