OCCAR News 22. November 2016 First launch of ASTER 30 missile from a FREMM Frigate On 22 November at 11:10 a.m., the Italian FREMM frigate Bergamini successfully carried out the first ASTER 30 firing of the FREMM Programme. 02. November 2016 OCCAR visits NSPA An OCCAR team, led by OCCAR Director Mr. Tim Rowntree, visited the NATO Support and Procurement Agency (NSPA) on 2 November 2016. The bi-annual visit was an opportunity to review and discuss common business across various programmes.