OCCAR News 12. November 2019 PPA1 sails the waves of the Tyrrhenian Sea PPA1, named after “Paolo Thaon di Revel”, sailed its first nautical miles in the blue waters of the Gulf of La Spezia on 12th Nov 2019. 05. November 2019 UK Joins the BOXER Family On 4. November 2019, the OCCAR-EA Director and the ARTEC Chief Executive Officers signed a contract for the procurement of more than 500 BOXER vehicles on behalf of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (UK). 15. June 2019 Launching ceremony of first PPA The launching ceremony of the first PPA was held on 15 June 2019 at Fincantieri Shipyard in Muggiano – La Spezia. 13. June 2019 A400M Global Rebaselining Signature The A400M Partner Nations have agreed a cost neutral arrangement with Airbus that will stabilize and re-baseline the main A400M Development & Production Programme contract.