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OCCAR Rules


OCCAR Convention

OCCAR Convention

The OCCAR Convention was signed at Farnborough on 9 September 1998 and entered into force on 28 January 2001.

OCCAR Convention Annex IV

An amendment to Annex IV to the OCCAR Convention was signed at Rome on 10 June 2014 and entered into force on 15 March 2017.

Interpretation of Articles of the Convention

OCCAR Security Agreement

OCCAR Security Agreement

OCCAR Management Procedures (OMPs)

OCCAR-EA has developed a full set of high-level management procedures, which are part of the Quality Management System documentation. The OMPs are available for download below.

OMP 1

Principle Programme Management Procedure


OMP 2

Programme Integration

Related MoU guidelines


OMP 3

Corporate Management

Annex OMP 3-A

Observer status

Annex OMP 3-B

BoS Rules of Procedure

Templates to Annex OMP 3-B can be found under OMP 3 - Templates

Annex OMP 3-C

Future Task and Policy Committee ToR

Annex OMP 3-D

Finance Committee ToR

Annex OMP 3-E

Security Committee ToR

Annex OMP 3-F

OCCAR-EA Director ToR

Annex OMP 3-G

Organisational structure of OCCAR

Annex OMP 3-H

Through Life Management Committee ToR

Annex OMP 3-I

Board of Auditors ToR

Annex OMP 3-J

Administrative Arrangements


OMP 4

Legal Issues

OMP 5

Contract Placement Procedure


OMP 6

Contract Terms and Conditions


OMP 7

Government Quality Assurance

Forms & Templates to OMP 7 can be found under OMP 7 - Forms & Templates


OMP 8

Personnel Regulations


OMP 9

Recruitment



OMP 10

Financial Rules

OMP 11

OCCAR Security Regulations

Annex OMP 11-A

Security authorities

Annex OMP 11-B

Equivalent security classifications

Annex OMP 11-C

Handling of restricted information by contractors

Annex OMP 11-D

Annex OMP 11-D (Guidance Forms to OMP 11) can be found under
OMP 11 - Guidance Forms

Annex OMP 11-F

CIS Security Requirements for OCCAR Restricted Information

OMP 12

Handling of Unclassified Sensitive Information

OMP 13

Airworthiness

Annex OMP 13-A

Certification and Qualification

Annex OMP 13-B

Certification and Qualification Organisation

OMP 14

Programme Qualification Management Procedure