OCCAR News 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. 20. June 2017 OCCAR Director and team visit Le Bourget Air Show The OCCAR Director visited on 20 and 21 June the Le Bourget Air Show together with a team of his air system Programme Managers. The Air Show was a good opportunity to hold a series of meetings with industrial prime contractors... 22. February 2017 Handover ceremony of the OCCAR-EA Director On 22 February 2017, the handover ceremony of the OCCAR-EA Director was held at the OCCAR-EA headquarters in Bonn.