What is OCCAR?

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 the OCCAR Convention which is equivalent to an international treaty.

Member States

The current OCCAR Member States are:
Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, Spain and the United Kingdom.
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Non-Member programme Participating States

The OCCAR community consists however of 13 states in total, as Finland, Lithuania, Luxembourg (represented by Belgium in the A400M Programme), The Netherlands, Poland, Sweden and Turkey are also participating on equal terms in one or more OCCAR Programmes (as "Participating States") without being OCCAR Member States.
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OCCAR Member States (blue) and non-Member programme Participating States (grey)
It is OCCAR's vision to be a centre of excellence in its business domain. This is underpinned by the implementation of a comprehensive business management framework, comprising a Quality Management System which attained the ISO 9001:2000 certification in July 2005. In 2009, the OCCAR Quality Management System was certified against the new ISO 9001:2008 standard and yearly recertified since then.

Welcome to OCCAR-EA

Tim Rowntree
OCCAR Director
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Contact:

OCCAR-EA
PO Box 2107
53011 Bonn
Germany

Tel: +49 (0) 228 5502 0
Fax: +49 (0) 228 5502 100

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