OCCAR News 02. November 2016 OCCAR visits NSPA An OCCAR team, led by OCCAR Director Mr. Tim Rowntree, visited the NATO Support and Procurement Agency (NSPA) on 2 November 2016. The bi-annual visit was an opportunity to review and discuss common business across various programmes. 22. August 2016 Lithuania joins BOXER Programme On 22 August 2016, OCCAR awarded on behalf of the Republic of Lithuania a contract for the procurement of BOXER Infantry Fighting Vehicles to the BOXER manufacturer ARTEC GmbH. 25. May 2016 Netherlands ‘new vehicle mix’ BOXER Production contract awarded A contract for a new vehicle mix of BOXER vehicles for the Netherlands was signed on 25 May 2016 at the OCCAR-EA headquarters in Bonn by the original equipment manufacturer ARTEC GmbH and OCCAR. 21. August 2013 Delivery of 200th BOXER vehicle (1st Netherlands BOXER) On 21 August the 200th produced BOXER vehicle was delivered by the manufacturer ARTEC. The BOXER programme is a major bi-national co-operation between Germany and the Netherlands.