OCCAR News 31. July 2015 OCCAR signs TIGER Mk3 Architecture Study The TIGER of the future is sharpening its claws: On 31 July 2015, OCCAR has signed on behalf of France, Germany and Spain a contract with Airbus Helicopters TIGER for an Architecture Study with the aim to define the so-called “Tiger Mk3” 08. July 2015 Laying down Ceremony for the 8th Italian FREMM The 8th Italian FREMM ship was laid down on the 12th July 2015 at the Riva Trigoso shipyard. 25. February 2015 First Steel Cutting Ceremony for the 8th Italian FREMM Another important milestone in the FREMM programme was successfully achieved on 25th February 2015 with the first steel cutting of the 8th Italian FREMM frigate.