OCCAR News 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). 02. November 2017 OCCAR awards LRR ISS contract to Thales NL The OCCAR Director, Arturo Alfonso Meiriño and Gerben Edelijn, CEO of Thales Netherlands, have signed today, 2nd November, in Bonn, the Long Range Radar In Service Support contract for the FSAF PAAMS Programme. 14. November 2011 First FSAF firing against a ballistic missile by French Armed Force On the 14 November 2011, the French Air Force successfully conducted its first ballistic target firing.