OCCAR News 19. December 2015 Launching of Luigi Rizzo, the 6th Italian Multipurpose FREMM Frigate The 6th Italian FREMM frigate, named Luigi Rizzo, was launched on the 19th of December at the FINCANTIERI integrated shipyard in Riva Trigoso. 15. December 2015 Signature of FSAF-PAAMS Contract for IFF Upgrade On 15 December 2015, the OCCAR-EA FSAF-PAAMS Programme Manager signed a contract with Selex ES S.p.A. as Design Authority, for the upgrade of Identification Friend or Foe (IFF) equipments installed in the Italian SAMP/T firing Sections. 19. May 2015 Unique in Europe: FREMM frigate fires a naval Cruise Missile On Tuesday 19th May 2015, the first Naval Cruise Missile (Missile de Croisière Naval - MdCN) firing was successfully performed by the French FREMM Aquitaine frigate at Le Levant Island in the Mediterranean Sea 05. May 2015 FREMM Alpino: First Sea Going The Italian FREMM frigate “Alpino” had its first sea going in the Gulf of La Spezia on 5th of May 2015, just 10 months after the “Carabiniere”.