Latest News on OCCAR-EA

CARABINIERE: 4th Italian FREMM launched

On 29 March 2014, the Italian FREMM Carabiniere, the third in the Anti Submarine Warfare configuration, was launched at the FINCANTIERI shipyard in Riva Trigoso.

ESSOR at the MILCOM’13 and WInnComm’14 conferences

The presentation and promotion of the ESSOR HDR WF (High Data Rate Waveform) as a new international standard for Software Defined Radio (SDR) systems has recently started. Two detailed explanatory technical documents were published and presented by to a broad audience at two international communication conferences.

FREMM: Visit to the DCNS Lorient Shipyard and the frigate “Normandie”

On the 18th of February 2014, OCCAR Director Tim Rowntree went to the DCNS Lorient shipyard where the French Navy’s FREMM multi-mission frigates are assembled.

A400M Service Level Agreement signed with NSPA

OCCAR-EA signed a 4-year A400M Service Level Agreement (SLA) with the NSPA (NATO Support Agency) on 21 February 2014.

First airdrop campaign for A400M

The A400M has successfully completed its first test airdrop campaign.

FREMM again

On the 27th February 2014 in La Spezia shipyard, the third Italian frigate “Carlo Margottini” was delivered by OCCAR to the Italian Navy.

OCCAR Director speaks at UK Defence Forum

OCCAR Director Tim Rowntree was invited by UK Defence Forum to join their recent meeting in London and speak to them.

OCCAR Director visits EATC Commander

The OCCAR Director, Tim Rowntree, visited the Commander of the European Air Transport Command (EATC), Major General Pascal Valentin.

FSAF - French SAMP/T "MAMBA" System Delivery

On 14th January 2014, the OCCAR FSAF – PAAMS Programme Division accepted delivery of the penultimate French SAMP/T “MAMBA” system and subsequently transferred it to the French Air Force Ground Based Air Defence Squadron 01.950 “CRAU”.

French TIGER HAD operational unit receives its 1st Serial Aircraft

On 12 December 2013 two HAD-F helicopters were transferred to the 1st Combat Helicopter Regiment (“1er RHC”) in Phalsbourg, thus establishing the first French Tiger HAD operational unit.

Operation Serval - First operational mission for A400M Atlas

The new Airbus A400M flew its first operational mission on Sunday 29 December 2013, when the French Air Force MSN8 (Manufacturer Serial Number 8) flew to Bamako airport in Mali.

First of Class Anti Submarine Warfare FREMM Virginio Fasan: Mission Accomplished

On 19 December 2013, OCCAR delivered to the Italian Navy the ITS (Italian Ship) Virginio Fasan, the first of class FREMM frigate in the anti submarine warfare version.

Italian FREMM Frigate Bergamini casts off

On 13 November 2013, the FREMM First of Class General Purpose (FOC GP) frigate Carlo Bergamini joined the 30th Italian Naval Group.

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