OCCAR News 15. December 2015 Signature of FSAF-PAAMS Contract for IFF Upgrade On 15 December 2015, the OCCAR-EA FSAF-PAAMS Programme Manager signed a contract with Selex ES S.p.A. as Design Authority, for the upgrade of Identification Friend or Foe (IFF) equipments installed in the Italian SAMP/T firing Sections. 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 26. May 2015 New interoperability qualification testing in the ESSOR Programme Following the first successful Interoperability Functional Qualification Review(FQR) of the ESSOR Programme, a new Interoperability FQR was conducted on 26, 27 and 28 May 2015 in Gdynia (Poland).