SAMAP 15 All booked!

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 - 15:24

Sonistics will be co-ordinating the 2015 Submarine Air Monitoring and Air Purification symposium. A site visit has confirmed the venue as the Den Helder Hotel in the Netherlands and registration will shortly open on this web site.

Swedish armed forces widen hunt for suspected submarine

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 - 13:15

Swedish armed forces widened the hunt for a suspected submarine on Monday, with helicopters, naval vessels and some 200 military personnel combing the Stockholm archipelago for “foreign underwater activity”.


As the search expanded, the Swedish military warned civilian shipping to evacuate the search zone, and non-essential air traffic was banned from the area.



Tuesday, October 21, 2014 - 11:10

17 October 2014



Hibbard Inshore has set the record for the longest flooded tunnel inspection against flow ever attempted.


Success came from using the Saab Seaeye Sabertooth AUV/ROV hybrid, chosen as the only possible vehicle for the job.


Teledyne subsidiary gains contract for submarine work

Monday, October 20, 2014 - 10:14
A Teledyne company has been selected by General Dynamics Electric Boat to provide electrical and fiber-optic materials and support for 10 Virginia-class submarines being built for the U.S.

Divex to Supply US Navy with State-Of-The-Art Diver Communications System

Wednesday, October 15, 2014 - 10:45



Divex has been awarded a contract to supply the US Navy with their state-of-the-art diver communications system the HeliCom™ Matrix.


Bath naval expert and boss at BMT Defence Service elected to Royal Academy of Engineering

Friday, October 10, 2014 - 10:39

A naval expert, who once worked for the MoD, has been elected as a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering.


ROVs for Every Industry

Wednesday, October 8, 2014 - 13:31

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Saab Receives ROV System Order from FMV for the Swedish Navy

Monday, September 29, 2014 - 14:54

Defence and security company Saab has received an order from the Swedish Defence Materiel Administration (FMV) for ten ROV systems (Remotely Operated Vehicle), which will be deployed operationally for seabed surveys, inspections, light underwater operations and recovery of objects. Saab will fulfil the deliveries using the Seaeye Falcon system, which is being adapted to meet FMV's specifications.


Babcock Completes WHS Design For South Korea’s Jangbogo III Submarine

Monday, September 29, 2014 - 08:57

Babcock has successfully completed the design definition of the Weapon Handling System (WHS) for South Korea’s Jangbogo III submarine, marking an important milestone in the project. Babcock was awarded a contract by DSME (Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering) to design the Weapon Handling and Launch System (WHLS) for the 3,000 tonne Jangbogo III submarine, and manufacture the equipment for the first two boats of a class of up to nine.