FET completes sea trials of submarine rescue vehicle for Vietnam

23rd June 2022

FET’s submarine rescue vehicle (SRV) Offering increased power compared to previous models, the submarine rescue vehicle features an auxiliary thruster control system that allows for speeds up to 4kt.   Forum Energy Technologies (FET) has completed sea trials of an advanced submarine rescue vehicle (SRV) ahead of its deployment with the Vietnamese Navy. Trials tested …

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NATO SMERWG 2022

22nd June 2022

  We can confirm that SMERWG 2022 is now well under way.  Tonight is the Industry Reception hosted by Sonistics Ltd.  Joining us this year will be Analox, Hale Hamilton, JFD, Survitec, AMITS, Ariane Group, BMT, Briartek, Cam Lock Ltd, Drager, EDM Ltd, Forum, Magpie, Micropore, Molecular Products, Oceaneering International, Phoenix International, SMP and Texcon. …

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SAAB SEAEYE AT GOODWOOD’S FESTIVAL OF SPEED

17th June 2022

Future Lab, the innovation pavilion at Goodwood’s Festival of Speed, 23 – 26 June 2022, is featuring Saab Seaeye’s pioneering underwater robotic technology. Goodwood says Future Lab presents “cutting edge new technologies that will change the way we live tomorrow”. Visitors to the innovation pavilion can see visions of future and emerging technology set to …

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NATO SMERWG Industry Reception – Amsterdam

17th June 2022

Wednesday 22 June 2022 – see which industry will be at SMERWG this year.  INDUSTRY BROCHURE

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Forum Energy Technologies delivers work-class ROVs to Oceanica

10th June 2022

FET says the ROVs will be used to support inspection, repair and maintenance services in Petrobras’ oil fields.   HOUSTON – Forum Energy Technologies (FET) has delivered two work-class ROVs to Brazilian marine engineering company Oceanica Engenharia e Consultoria Limitada (Oceanica) to support its deepwater intervention operations. FET says it supplied two Perry XLX-C work-class …

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UK retires two hunter-killer submarines on the same day

25th May 2022

Royal Navy’s nuclear-powered submarines HMS Talent and HMS Trenchant were decommissioned at Devonport Naval Base on 20 May.                            Source: Royal Navy HMS Trenchant’s operational career came to an end last year, while HMS Talent completed its final patrol earlier this spring. Both boats served for 32 years with distinction. As …

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Turkish Navy’s second Reis-class submarine hits the water

25th May 2022

Turkey is pushing forward with the development of its submarine program, having witnessed the launching ceremony of the second Reis-class (Type 214), the future TCG Hizir Reis. The launching ceremony, which took place on 23 May at Gölcük Shipyard in northwestern Turkey, was attended by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan. Speaking at the ceremony, the …

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Saab to provide torpedo tubes for Swedish Navy’s corvettes

25th May 2022

Swedish defence company Saab has received an order from the Swedish Defence Materiel Administration for new torpedo tubes to be installed on the Swedish Navy’s corvettes. The new torpedo tubes for the lightweight torpedoes will have the designation Tub m/20 and will replace the tubes currently in use on the Swedish Navy’s corvettes.                                     Photo …

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JFD surveys US vessels with the aim of providing further submarine rescue assurance to the US Navy

24th May 2022

JFD has recently undertaken its first Vessel of Opportunity (VOO) surveys in the United States, on vessels whom may be designated Submarine Rescue Motherships (MOSHIPs) operated by/for the US Navy. JFD was contracted to complete VOO assessments for the US Navy, including their dedicated rescue training MOSHIP, HOS Dominator, and a similar vessel, USNS Black …

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JDVI-Mk3P will be at SMERWG!

19th May 2022

The Janus Data/Voice Interface (JDVI), first introduced by Sonistics at SMERWG back in 2019 has undergone trials with the NEW ANALOX Sub Mk3P and will be at the SMERWG 22 Industry Reception (Amsterdam 22 June). COVID 19 delayed the final development of JDVI but, in conjunction with Telesub Lanterna (Italy), Sonistics (UK) has continued to …

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