OCCAR News 10. October 2017 Successful COBRA Live Firing Trial 2017 From 10 to 12 October 2017, the French MoD/DGA and the French Army/STAT conducted a Live Firing Trial for testing a prototype version of the next COBRA (Data) System Software Version V23 to be delivered end of 2018. 20. July 2017 Major MALE RPAS design milestone achieved After an intensive 10 months trade-off period, the European MALE RPAS (Medium Altitude Long Endurance Remotely Piloted Aircraft System) Co-Contracting Group (CCG) – Airbus Defence and Space, Dassault Aviation and Leonardo s.p.a.... 01. December 2015 MALE RPAS Programme Management Authorisation approved A major milestone has been reached in the European MALE RPAS (Medium Altitude Long Endurance Remotely Piloted Aircraft System) effort: The approval of the Programme Management Authorisation (PMA) by the OCCAR Board of Supervisors 23. June 2015 Final interoperability event in the ESSOR Programme: Far more than a technical milestone Following the first and the second successful Interoperability Functional Qualification Reviews (FQRs), a final interoperability event was conducted 23 - 25 June 2015 in Gdynia (Poland).