The Italian FREMM frigate Martinengo carried out successfully the fourth ASTER 30 firing of the FREMM Programme on 04 March at 13:48. The firing took place at the PISQ, the Italian Joint Firing Range, facility located in Easter Sardinia.
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).
At end September 2009, the FREMM Contract Amendment 4 has been signed in the OCCAR premises in Paris.
At the KMW factory in Munich the first Boxer was officially presented to both Ministers of Defence of the participating nations Germany and the Netherlands.