OCCAR News 30. April 2009 New BOXER development & series production contracts New versions of the BOXER development and series production contracts are in place. 10. April 2009 The Tiger HAP (Hélicoptère d’appui et protection) passed the Initial Operational Capability tests After having obtained its Final Qualification in December 2008 allowing the Tiger HAP to enter into operational service, ... 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.