OCCAR News 02. November 2017 OCCAR awards ESSOR Operational Capability 1 (OC1) contract The OCCAR Director, Arturo Alfonso Meiriño and the a4ESSOR SaS president, Lino Lagana signed today, 2 November, in Bonn the contract for ESSOR Operational Capability 1. 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. 28. June 2017 BOXER retrofit contract for Germany signed On 28th June, the OCCAR Director and the Managing Directors of ARTEC GmbH signed a contract to retrofit the German BOXER fleet to the A2 built-standard.