OCCAR News 17. December 2014 First successful interoperability qualification testing in the ESSOR Programme The first Interoperability Functional Qualification Review (FQR) of the ESSOR Programme was successfully conducted on 17 and 18 December 2014 in Gdynia (Poland). 08. December 2014 Security Arrangement between EDA and OCCAR signed European Defence Agency (EDA) Chief Executive Claude-France Arnould and OCCAR Director Tim Rowntree have signed a Security Arrangement between their respective organisations on 8 December 2014. 01. July 2014 ESSOR Architecture offered for release The Participating States to the OCCAR ESSOR Programme (Finland, France, Italy, Poland, Spain and Sweden) are pleased to announce the availability of a first compilation of information concerning the ESSOR Architecture for third party states. 23. January 2014 OCCAR Director visits EATC Commander On 23 January 2014, the OCCAR Director, Tim Rowntree, visited the Commander of the European Air Transport Command (EATC), Major General Pascal Valentin, at his premises in Eindhoven (NL).