OCCAR News 31. December 2019 PPA Dual Band Radar X/C development The PPA Programme integrated the first two X-Band fixed sensor arrays (faces) of the new Dual Band Radar (DBR) X/C at the test bed in Pratica di Mare airfield in time for the Christmas festivities. 22. December 2017 New FSAF/PAAMS In-Service Support Contract notified The new FSAF/PAAMS In-Service Support Contract was signed with the prime contractor (Eurosam) on 22 December 2017. 20. December 2016 Important FSAF-PAAMS contract amendment signed In the frame of the Sustainment & Enhancement (S&E) Phase of the FSAF-PAAMS Programme, OCCAR Director Tim Rowntree signed Amendment 1 to the S&E Contract on the 20th December 2016. 15. December 2015 Signature of FSAF-PAAMS Contract for IFF Upgrade On 15 December 2015, the OCCAR-EA FSAF-PAAMS Programme Manager signed a contract with Selex ES S.p.A. as Design Authority, for the upgrade of Identification Friend or Foe (IFF) equipments installed in the Italian SAMP/T firing Sections.