OCCAR News 30. September 2014 OCCAR Information Day in Italy On 30 September 2014, a team headed by OCCAR Director Tim Rowntree gave a comprehensive briefing on OCCAR’s way of working to more than 100 Italian Armed Forces’ staff members. 23. January 2014 OCCAR Director visits EATC Commander On 23 January 2014, the OCCAR Director, Tim Rowntree, visited the Commander of the European Air Transport Command (EATC), Major General Pascal Valentin, at his premises in Eindhoven (NL). 21. September 2010 Arrival of the French FREMM Frigate Aquitaine Sea Trials Crew in Lorient The arrival of the first-of-class French FREMM frigate Aquitaine sea trials crew in Lorient in September 2010 represents an important landmark in the progress of the FREMM Programme.