On Thursday 19th November, a procurement contract for the German BOXER vehicles’ Driver Vision System (DVS) was signed. This sets the stage for converting the previously limited road traffic permit into an unlimited permit!
After several months of intensive negotiations between Airbus Defence and Space and OCCAR, the European Medium Altitude Long Endurance Remotely Piloted Aircraft System (MALE RPAS) Programme has taken a decisive step forward with the completion of the negotiation phase for the Stage 2 Contract.
European Commission and OCCAR signed Contribution Agreements for the management and implementation of two European Defence Industrial Development Programme (EDIDP) project grants, in the fields of defence research and development, and capability development. These project grants have been pre-selected by the Commission and should benefit from EDIDP support subject to positive opinion of the Programme Committee of Member States and final approval by the Commission.
The Transfer of Title of MMF T-056 aircraft took place on 18 November at OCCAR and was the third aircraft to be delivered to NATO. OCCAR has formally accepted the third MMF, being the first MEDEVAC (Medical Evacuation) capable aircraft of a total of nine Airbus A330 MRTT aircraft (Multi Role Tanker Transport) ordered by OCCAR on behalf of NATO.