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. 22. March 2011 European Defence Agency – Chief Executive, Ms. Claude-France Arnould visited OCCAR-EA The Chief Executive of the European Defence Agency, Ms. Claude-France Arnould, visited the OCCAR-EA Headquarters in Bonn on 22 March 2011.