Home News 25. February 2019 Sea trials for the sixth French ASW FREMM Frigate “Normandie” On 25th February 2019, the sixth French multi-mission frigate ASW (Anti-Submarine Warfare) class FREMM "Normandie" successfully conducted her first sea trials off the coast of Lorient. 10. October 2017 Successful COBRA Live Firing Trial 2017 From 10 to 12 October 2017, the French MoD/DGA and the French Army/STAT conducted a Live Firing Trial for testing a prototype version of the next COBRA (Data) System Software Version V23 to be delivered end of 2018. 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.