OCCAR News 22. August 2019 NVC Programme Integration activities started On 9 July 2019 the OCCAR Board of Supervisors approved the assignment of the Night Vision Capability (NVC) Programme to OCCAR for management purposes. This milestone marked the formal start of the Programme Integration phase. 05. February 2014 OCCAR Director speaks at UK Defence Forum OCCAR Director Tim Rowntree was invited by UK Defence Forum, a high level non-partisan, non-profit organisation informing the UK Defence Policy debate, to join their recent meeting in London and speak to them. 28. February 2013 Mr Patrick Bellouard – OCCAR-EA Director – says farewell On 28th February 2013, Mr Patrick Bellouard symbolically handed back the OCCAR flag to General Arturo Alfonso MEIRIÑO, the Board of Supervisors Chairman, at his farewell event.