On 2 May 2023, the OCCAR Director, Mr Joachim Sucker welcomed Rear-Admiral Jan Willem Hartman, who is the current Deputy NL National Armament Director and NL National Armament Director designate to the OCCAR-EA premises in Bonn, Germany. The Rear-Admiral was accompanied by his Executive Assistant Ms Els Brands. OCCAR provided the delegation with a comprehensive presentation of the OCCAR organisation and its business model. The NL delegation was particularly interested in OCCAR as a potential option for cooperation with other Nations. Rear-Admiral Hartman also took the opportunity to visit with NL staff members of the Boxer Programme Division.