OCCAR News 22. November 2016 First launch of ASTER 30 missile from a FREMM Frigate On 22 November at 11:10 a.m., the Italian FREMM frigate Bergamini successfully carried out the first ASTER 30 firing of the FREMM Programme. 05. November 2014 Battle Flag delivery to Italian FREMM Fasan The ceremony for the delivery of the Battle Flag to frigate “Virginio Fasan” took place on the 5th November 2014 in the wonderful environment of Piazza Unità d’Italia in Trieste. 27. February 2014 FREMM again On the 27th February 2014 in La Spezia shipyard, the third Italian frigate, named after the World War II Italian hero “Carlo Margottini”, was delivered by OCCAR to the Italian Navy. 18. February 2014 FREMM: Visit to the DCNS Lorient Shipyard and the frigate “Normandie” On the 18th of February 2014, OCCAR Director Tim Rowntree went to the DCNS Lorient shipyard where the French Navy’s FREMM multi-mission frigates are assembled.