OCCAR News 04. November 2017 The fifth French ASW FREMM frigate “Bretagne” on the way to the reception On - 18th of October 2017, the fifth of class French - ASM (Anti-Submarine Warfare) FREMM multi-mission frigate “Bretagne” has successfully completed first sea trials in Lorient. 02. November 2017 OCCAR awards ESSOR Operational Capability 1 (OC1) contract The OCCAR Director, Arturo Alfonso Meiriño and the a4ESSOR SaS president, Lino Lagana signed today, 2 November, in Bonn the contract for ESSOR Operational Capability 1. 21. September 2010 Arrival of the French FREMM Frigate Aquitaine Sea Trials Crew in Lorient The arrival of the first-of-class French FREMM frigate Aquitaine sea trials crew in Lorient in September 2010 represents an important landmark in the progress of the FREMM Programme.