Home News 01. October 2017 Formidable Shield 2017: participation of Italian FREMM Rizzo Italian Ship (ITS) Rizzo, the 6th Italian FREMM frigate, took part in the exercise Formidable Shield 2017, held in the North Sea next to Scotland from late September until mid-October. 31. October 2014 Italian FREMM: Temporary Global Support services started The Italian FREMM First of Class General Purpose frigate Carlo Bergamini successfully completed the Final Warranty Works Review at the end of October 2014. 01. October 2014 The third French FREMM frigate “Provence” starts sea trials On 1 October 2014, the third French FREMM multi-mission frigate “Provence” started its sea trials in Lorient.