OCCAR News 17. November 2014 A400M enters service with the UK The first Airbus A400M new generation airlifter ordered by the Royal Air Force has been delivered by OCCAR-EA to the UK on Monday 17th November, marking a key milestone for the A400M 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. 29. March 2014 CARABINIERE: 4th Italian FREMM launched On 29 March 2014, the Italian FREMM Carabiniere, the third in the Anti Submarine Warfare configuration, was launched at the FINCANTIERI shipyard in Riva Trigoso. 01. March 2014 First airdrop campaign for A400M The A400M has successfully completed its first test airdrop campaign. This campaign took place in France over Fonsorbes (Midi-Pyrenees), using aircraft MSN004 (Manufacturer Serial Number 004).