OCCAR News 05. October 2020 First Sea Trials for the French FREMM FOC FREDA Frigate “Alsace” (7th French frigate) The first sea trials for the first of two French FREMM First of Class (FOC) FREDA (enhanced Air Defence capabilities), named “Alsace”, were successfully conducted on 05 October 2020 ... 29. May 2020 Visit of the FR MINAR to the MMCM industrial facilities On 29 May, the French Minister of Defense, Mme Florence Parly, was presented the progress of the Maritime Mine Counter Measures (MMCM) programme in Brest, France. 04. March 2020 First launch of ASTER 30 missile from ITS MARTINENGO The Italian FREMM frigate Martinengo carried out successfully the fourth ASTER 30 firing of the FREMM Programme on 04 March at 13:48. The firing took place at the PISQ, the Italian Joint Firing Range, facility located in Easter Sardinia.