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... 04. March 2017 Launching of Federico Martinengo: the 7th Italian FREMM Frigate The 7th Italian FREMM frigate, named Federico Martinengo in honour of the highly decorated Admiral, was launched on the 4th of March at the FINCANTIERI integrated shipyard in Riva Trigoso (Genoa).