OCCAR News 16. December 2015 Issue 2 of EDA - OCCAR-EA Interface Document signed European Defence Agency (EDA) Chief Executive Jorge Domecq and OCCAR Director Tim Rowntree have jointly signed a new issue of the EDA - OCCAR-EA Interface Document on 16 December 2015. 01. December 2015 MALE RPAS Programme Management Authorisation approved A major milestone has been reached in the European MALE RPAS (Medium Altitude Long Endurance Remotely Piloted Aircraft System) effort: The approval of the Programme Management Authorisation (PMA) by the OCCAR Board of Supervisors 28. February 2013 Mr Patrick Bellouard – OCCAR-EA Director – says farewell On 28th February 2013, Mr Patrick Bellouard symbolically handed back the OCCAR flag to General Arturo Alfonso MEIRIÑO, the Board of Supervisors Chairman, at his farewell event. 22. March 2011 European Defence Agency – Chief Executive, Ms. Claude-France Arnould visited OCCAR-EA The Chief Executive of the European Defence Agency, Ms. Claude-France Arnould, visited the OCCAR-EA Headquarters in Bonn on 22 March 2011.