OCCAR News 31. December 2019 PPA Dual Band Radar X/C development The PPA Programme integrated the first two X-Band fixed sensor arrays (faces) of the new Dual Band Radar (DBR) X/C at the test bed in Pratica di Mare airfield in time for the Christmas festivities. 15. June 2019 Launching ceremony of first PPA The launching ceremony of the first PPA was held on 15 June 2019 at Fincantieri Shipyard in Muggiano – La Spezia. 08. August 2012 MUSIS FA Phase B1 completed On 8th August 2012 the last invoices concerning the MUSIS Federating Activities Phase B1 were paid to the companies Thales Alenia Space and EADS Astrium.