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. 18. July 2017 FREMM Martinengo: First Sea Going The Italian FREMM frigate “Federico Martinengo” had its first sea going in the Gulf of La Spezia on 18th July 2017. It is the 7th Italian FREMM frigate, and the third in General Purpose configuration; the remaining three ships are under construction. 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, ... 02. July 2012 The first FSAF Joint Integrated-In Service Support Contract is ready for Rollout OCCAR-EA FSAF PD is pleased to announce that the first joint & international In-Service Support contract was signed between GIE EUROSAM and OCCAR, on 2 July 2012.