Who are we?

OCCAR is an international organisation whose core-business is the through life management of cooperative defence equipment programmes. The organisation was established by means of a Convention (93kB) , which is equivalent to an international treaty.

OCCAR is a centre of excellence in its business domain. This vision is underpinned by the implementation of a comprehensive management framework, comprising a Quality Management System, which attained the ISO 9001:2000 certification in July 2005.
Recertification on an annual basis was attained up to 2008. In 2009, the OCCAR Quality Management System was certified against the new ISO 9001:2008 standard and yearly recertified since then.

At the moment six states are Member States of OCCAR: Belgium, France, Germany, the United Kingdom, Italy and Spain.
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The OCCAR community consists however of 12 states in total, as Finland, Sweden, Poland, Luxembourg, The Netherlands and Turkey are also participating to one or more OCCAR Programmes.
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Welcome to OCCAR-EA

Tim Rowntree
OCCAR Director
05/07/2013: QMS Document OMP 11 has been updated.
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