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Feb 26 2024

OCCAR-EA presents MMPC Programme at 2024 Europe Naval Sector Conference

Cherbourg 22-23 February 2024 – OCCAR-EA presented its MMPC Programme at Cherbourg Conference Europe’s Naval Sector, a two-day conference dedicated to the Europe’s Naval Defence Sector.

MMPC Programme Manager Mr. Andrea Millerani Trapani,  held a presentation on the MMPC, a Programme co-funded by the European Commission (EC) and named as European Patrol Corvette (EPC) Project in the European Defence Cooperation scenario, explaining the integration process of the project in OCCAR, the advantages of OCCAR management, the effective relationship between OCCAR and the European Commission, the description of the current objectives of the project and the eventual future possibilities for the following phases of the programme. 

The event, brought together the European Commission Directorate-General for Defence Industry and Space (EC DG DEFIS), the European Defence Agency (EDA), the main European Shipyards Companies (Fincantieri, Naval Group, Navantia, Damen and SAAB) and others 16 Small/Medium Enterprises, was focused on Industrial shipyard digitalization processes, Digital Ships and Twin, Unmanned Vehicles in Air/Surface/Underwater domain, High Energy Weapons, Stealth technologies and Artificial Intelligence.

The event provided a great opportunity to meet and connect with like-minded individuals, as well as expert in the Warship sector, to share knowledge, to stay up-to-date with industry trends, to build brand awareness and to explore new products and services.

The results and outputs of the conference highlighted that MMPC, considering the state of the art and time availability of most of the innovative and groundbreaking solutions introduced, could be a great opportunity for the Participating States to build a new class of cutting-edge future ships.

If you want to learn more about the MMPC Programme please see: 

OCCAR - MMPC - Multi Modular Patrol Corvette

Co-funded by the European Union. Views and opinions expressed are however those of the author(s) only and do not necessarily reflect those of the European Union or the European Commission. Neither the European Union nor the European Commission can be held responsible for them.

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