OCCAR News 13. January 2015 Commander EATC visits OCCAR-EA The Commander of the European Air Transport Command (EATC), Major General Christian Badia, visited OCCAR Director Tim Rowntree on 13 January 2015. It was his first visit to the OCCAR-EA headquarters since Major General Badia took over the command of EATC in July 2014. 29. March 2014 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. 23. January 2014 OCCAR Director visits EATC Commander On 23 January 2014, the OCCAR Director, Tim Rowntree, visited the Commander of the European Air Transport Command (EATC), Major General Pascal Valentin, at his premises in Eindhoven (NL). 14. January 2014 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”.