OCCAR News 04. November 2017 The fifth French ASW FREMM frigate “Bretagne” on the way to the reception On - 18th of October 2017, the fifth of class French - ASM (Anti-Submarine Warfare) FREMM multi-mission frigate “Bretagne” has successfully completed first sea trials in Lorient. 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. 29. June 2017 Germany and Norway formally join Netherlands and Luxembourg to operate pooled fleet of NATO-owned Airbus A330 MRTT tankers (MMF) Germany and Norway officially joined the European/NATO programme to acquire Airbus A330 Multi-Role Tanker Transport aircraft along with Netherlands and Luxembourg.