OCCAR News 23. November 2012 First of Class FREMM “Aquitaine” accepted by OCCAR On the 23 rd November, the French FREMM ASM (Anti Submarine Warfare) First of Class frigate, “Aquitaine” was accepted by OCCAR-EA Director Patrick Bellouard, 14. June 2012 The second Italian FREMM frigate “Virginio FASAN” starts sea trials On 14th June 2012 the Italian First-of-Class (FoC) Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) Fasan Frigate, sailed for the first time, ... 31. March 2012 SECOND ITALIAN MULTIPURPOSE FRIGATE LAUNCHED: VIRGINIO FASAN On 31st March 2012, another significant FREMM Programme high level objective was achieved. At Riva Trigoso (Genoa) shipyard the Italian frigate “Virginio FASAN” was launched. 01. February 2012 Lynx Helicopter landed on FREMM Frigate First trials to certify the aviation platform equipment of the French FREMM frigate Aquitaine with French Navy “Lynx helicopter” were conducted in the Atlantic off Lorient on Tuesday 31st of January and Wednesday 1st of February 2012.