OCCAR News 31. December 2019 PPA Dual Band Radar X/C development The PPA Programme integrated the first two X-Band fixed sensor arrays (faces) of the new Dual Band Radar (DBR) X/C at the test bed in Pratica di Mare airfield in time for the Christmas festivities. 12. November 2019 PPA1 sails the waves of the Tyrrhenian Sea PPA1, named after “Paolo Thaon di Revel”, sailed its first nautical miles in the blue waters of the Gulf of La Spezia on 12th Nov 2019. 08. November 2018 Keel Laying Ceremony for the third PPA Vessel The Keel Laying ceremony of the 3rd Multipurpose Patrol Ship (PPA) took place on November 8th, at the Fincantieri shipyard in Riva Trigoso (Genova).