OCCAR News 13. December 2014 Fifth Italian FREMM ‘Alpino’ launched Frigate Alpino was launched in Riva Trigoso shipyard on 13 December 2014, less than nine months after the previous similar event. 08. December 2014 Security Arrangement between EDA and OCCAR signed European Defence Agency (EDA) Chief Executive Claude-France Arnould and OCCAR Director Tim Rowntree have signed a Security Arrangement between their respective organisations on 8 December 2014. 02. April 2009 Negotiations on EDA-OCCAR Administrative arrangement OCCAR and the European Defence Agency will start negociations on an Administrative Arrangement to formalise the cooperative relationship between the two organisations.