OCCAR News 31. March 2012 SECOND ITALIAN MULTIPURPOSE FRIGATE LAUNCHED: VIRGINIO FASAN On 31st March 2012, another significant FREMM Programme high level objective was achieved. At Riva Trigoso (Genoa) shipyard the Italian frigate “Virginio FASAN” was launched. 01. February 2012 Lynx Helicopter landed on FREMM Frigate First trials to certify the aviation platform equipment of the French FREMM frigate Aquitaine with French Navy “Lynx helicopter” were conducted in the Atlantic off Lorient on Tuesday 31st of January and Wednesday 1st of February 2012.