OCCAR News 22. August 2016 Lithuania joins BOXER Programme On 22 August 2016, OCCAR awarded on behalf of the Republic of Lithuania a contract for the procurement of BOXER Infantry Fighting Vehicles to the BOXER manufacturer ARTEC GmbH. 25. June 2014 FREMM Carabiniere: First Sea Going On 25 June 2014, the Italian FREMM frigate “Carabiniere” had her first sea going, successfully reaching this important milestone three months earlier than her predecessor the “Carlo Margottini”. 25. June 2014 Formal handover of first Netherlands BOXER vehicle to the customer The Medical Company of the 13th NL Brigade formally received the first NL BOXER armoured vehicle, an Ambulance version, on 25 June 2014. 21. August 2013 Delivery of 200th BOXER vehicle (1st Netherlands BOXER) On 21 August the 200th produced BOXER vehicle was delivered by the manufacturer ARTEC. The BOXER programme is a major bi-national co-operation between Germany and the Netherlands.