OCCAR News 02. November 2017 OCCAR awards ESSOR Operational Capability 1 (OC1) contract The OCCAR Director, Arturo Alfonso Meiriño and the a4ESSOR SaS president, Lino Lagana signed today, 2 November, in Bonn the contract for ESSOR Operational Capability 1. 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. 25. November 2015 ESSOR Interoperability Demonstration to NATO Following the successful completion of the first phase of the ESSOR Programme, the ESSOR community (both governments and industries) decided to demonstrate their outstanding results to the NATO nations 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.