OCCAR News 01. December 2015 MALE RPAS Programme Management Authorisation approved A major milestone has been reached in the European MALE RPAS (Medium Altitude Long Endurance Remotely Piloted Aircraft System) effort: The approval of the Programme Management Authorisation (PMA) by the OCCAR Board of Supervisors 17. December 2014 First successful interoperability qualification testing in the ESSOR Programme The first Interoperability Functional Qualification Review (FQR) of the ESSOR Programme was successfully conducted on 17 and 18 December 2014 in Gdynia (Poland). 01. July 2014 ESSOR Architecture offered for release The Participating States to the OCCAR ESSOR Programme (Finland, France, Italy, Poland, Spain and Sweden) are pleased to announce the availability of a first compilation of information concerning the ESSOR Architecture for third party states.