OCCAR News 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. 02. April 2011 First FSAF - SAMP/T Section On Duty During the last quarter, after the first SAMP/T section was put on duty by the FR Air Force, the first SAMP/T section has been transferred to the Italian Army (December 2010) and the second SAMP/T section has been transferred to the French Air Force (March 2011). 02. April 2009 Negotiations on EDA-OCCAR Administrative arrangement OCCAR and the European Defence Agency will start negociations on an Administrative Arrangement to formalise the cooperative relationship between the two organisations. 05. February 2009 Signature of OCCAR-NATO Security Agreement On 5 February, the OCCAR-EA Director and Mr Jaap de Hoop Scheffer, Secretary General of NATO, signed the OCCAR-NATO Security Agreement at the NATO HQ in Brussels.