OCCAR-EA as Contracting Authority, representing the governments of France, Italy and the United Kingdom, has a potential requirement for the in-service support of the Long Range Radar (LRR) during the period November 2022 to November 2027...
Bonn, 17th October 2014 – In the frame of the space programme MUSIS FA (MUltinational Space-based Imaging System Federating Activities), OCCAR-EA has awarded a 10-month Phase B-2 contract to a consortium of Thales Alenia Space Italia and Airbus Defence & Space.
The first joint French-Italian “operational” SAMP/T firing took place successfully at Biscarrosse on the 20th May 2014. Firing sections from both France and Italy were used concurrently and fully integrated in the French Air Defence command chain, and all the missiles successfully hit their designated targets.
Two Aster launches, carried out successfully from the Italian carrier Cavour on 18th and 19th May 2011, confirm the effectiveness of the System SAAM-IT,the anti-aircraft defence self protection system, developed within the FSAF systems family.