Contracting Agencies

Eurosam contracting agency


OCCAR and national contracting agencies

OCCAR is the contracting agency by delegation from the three national contracting agencies, DGA, SGD and DE&S.



OCCAR (Organisation Conjointe de Coopération en matière d’Armement / Organisation for Joint Armament Co-operation) is an international organisation whose core-business is the through life management of cooperative defence equipment programmes.

The organisation was established by means of the OCCAR Convention which is equivalent to an international treaty.

In 2017, the OCCAR Quality Management System was certified against the new ISO 9001:2015 standard.

Main guidelines

These 3 agencies delegate to OCCAR the FSAF / PAAMS programs management