OCCAR News 30. June 2017 Final Qualification of the TIGER HAD version On 30 June 2017, OCCAR granted the final qualification of the TIGER HAD version (Support and Destruction Helicopter) in the Block 2 standard, achieving the final operational capability. 29. June 2017 Germany and Norway formally join Netherlands and Luxembourg to operate pooled fleet of NATO-owned Airbus A330 MRTT tankers (MMF) Germany and Norway officially joined the European/NATO programme to acquire Airbus A330 Multi-Role Tanker Transport aircraft along with Netherlands and Luxembourg. 24. February 2017 Technical and Logistic Support (TLS) Contract Amendment for TIGER signed On 24th February 2017 OCCAR Director Tim Rowntree and Airbus Helicopter Tiger Programme Manager Andreas Goern signed Amendment 5 of the TIGER helicopter Technical and Logistic Support (TLS) contract,... 16. February 2017 More nations intend to join the MFF On 16 February 2017, the Defence Ministers of Belgium, Germany and Norway signed a Declaration of Intent to join the European Multinational MRTT Fleet (MMF) of Airbus 330-200 transport and tanker aircraft, created by the Netherlands and Luxembourg.