OCCAR News 13. November 2013 Italian FREMM Frigate Bergamini casts off On 13 November 2013, the FREMM First of Class General Purpose (FOC GP) frigate Carlo Bergamini joined the logistic support ship Etna, the patrol boat Borsini and the aircraft carrier Cavour in the 30th Italian Naval Group 23. November 2012 First of Class FREMM “Aquitaine” accepted by OCCAR On the 23 rd November, the French FREMM ASM (Anti Submarine Warfare) First of Class frigate, “Aquitaine” was accepted by OCCAR-EA Director Patrick Bellouard, 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. 31. March 2012 SECOND ITALIAN MULTIPURPOSE FRIGATE LAUNCHED: VIRGINIO FASAN On 31st March 2012, another significant FREMM Programme high level objective was achieved. At Riva Trigoso (Genoa) shipyard the Italian frigate “Virginio FASAN” was launched.