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. 13. January 2015 Commander EATC visits OCCAR-EA The Commander of the European Air Transport Command (EATC), Major General Christian Badia, visited OCCAR Director Tim Rowntree on 13 January 2015. It was his first visit to the OCCAR-EA headquarters since Major General Badia took over the command of EATC in July 2014. 23. January 2014 OCCAR Director visits EATC Commander On 23 January 2014, the OCCAR Director, Tim Rowntree, visited the Commander of the European Air Transport Command (EATC), Major General Pascal Valentin, at his premises in Eindhoven (NL). 20. January 2012 Mr Patrick Bellouard, OCCAR-EA Director, visited the European Defence Agency On 20 January 2012, Mr Patrick Bellouard, OCCAR-EA Director, visited the European Defence Agency for a meeting with Mme Claude-France Arnould, the Chief Executive.