OCCAR News 28. February 2017 Two major contracts awarded for the German BOXER fleet Two major contracts have been signed for the BOXER Programme on behalf of the German customer within one week. 13. February 2017 First Steel Cutting Ceremony for PPA The First Steel Cutting ceremony for the Multipurpose Patrol Ship (Pattugliatore Polivalente d’Altura - PPA) took place in FINCANTIERI’s shipyard, in La Spezia, on 13 February 2017. 01. February 2017 400th BOXER vehicle delivered! During a BOXER Programme Review Meeting on 1st February 2017 in Bonn, a major milestone in the BOXER Programme was celebrated: The delivery of the 400th BOXER vehicle to the Royal Netherlands Army on 20th December 2016. 01. March 2011 First Boxers arrive at German Army unit The first Boxer vehicles have arrived at 292 Jägerbattalion in Dounaeschingen in preparation for the vehicles deployment to Afghanistan with this unit by August this year.