OCCAR News 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. 16. February 2017 More nations intend to join the MFF On 16 February 2017, the Defence Ministers of Belgium, Germany and Norway signed a Declaration of Intent to join the European Multinational MRTT Fleet (MMF) of Airbus 330-200 transport and tanker aircraft, created by the Netherlands and Luxembourg.