OCCAR News 25. October 2013 The second French FREMM Frigate “Normandie” starts sea trials On the 25th October 2013, the French Navy’s Second of Class FREMM Multi-Mission Frigate “Normandie” has started its first sea trials in Lorient. 31. July 2013 The A400M achieves first military standard acceptance through Initial Operating Clearance (IOC) Today the Airbus Military A400M new generation airlifter has received its Type Acceptance at the contractual Initial Operating Clearance (IOC) Standard from OCCAR 29. May 2013 Italian FREMM FOC GP Carlo BERGAMINI delivered to the Italian Navy The 29th of May 2013 was a great day for European collaboration and for Italy. One of the most significant FREMM Programme High Level Objective was achieved.