OCCAR News 13. December 2014 Fifth Italian FREMM ‘Alpino’ launched Frigate Alpino was launched in Riva Trigoso shipyard on 13 December 2014, less than nine months after the previous similar event. 08. December 2014 Security Arrangement between EDA and OCCAR signed European Defence Agency (EDA) Chief Executive Claude-France Arnould and OCCAR Director Tim Rowntree have signed a Security Arrangement between their respective organisations on 8 December 2014. 31. October 2014 Italian FREMM: Temporary Global Support services started The Italian FREMM First of Class General Purpose frigate Carlo Bergamini successfully completed the Final Warranty Works Review at the end of October 2014. 01. October 2014 The third French FREMM frigate “Provence” starts sea trials On 1 October 2014, the third French FREMM multi-mission frigate “Provence” started its sea trials in Lorient.