OCCAR News 19. October 2012 New COBRA In-Service Support contract (2013-15)signed The official signing of the new COBRA In-Service Support contract (2013-15) by OCCAR-EA Deputy Director Eric Huybrechts and Mr. Christoph Weber 27. July 2012 OCCAR & EDA build links, seeking efficiencies through cooperation The Organisation for Joint Armament Cooperation (OCCAR) and the European Defence Agency (EDA) signed an Administrative Arrangement on the 27th July 2012 in Brussels, ... 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.