JFD and US Navy unveil first advanced combat diver navigation module, Shadow NAV

20th September 2018

  JFD, the world-leading underwater capability provider serving the commercial and defence markets and part of James Fisher and Sons plc, has partnered with the United States (US) Navy’s Naval Surface Warfare Centre – Panama City Division (NSWC PCD) in the development of an advanced combat diver navigation module; Shadow NAV, bringing a hands-free underwater …

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Indian navy sees submarine rescue system at Faslane

10th September 2018

  Officers in the Indian Navy have visited Faslane on a fact-finding mission about submarine rescue. Rear Admiral Mohit Gupta, assistant chief of naval staff submarines, and Rear Admiral Sreenivas Ratnam, technical manager, together with staff from the Indian Navy Submarine Rescue Team, viewed the NATO Submarine Rescue System (NSRS). The rescue system is based …

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Tyne Subsea Hyperbaric Facility Completes First Commercial Test

5th September 2018

  Tyne Subsea, a multi-million-pound research and testing facility being developed in the UK, has successfully completed its first commercial test in one of Europe’s largest commercially available hyperbaric pressure testing chambers. The facility, which is being developed by engineering group British Engines and Newcastle University, will offer customers world-leading pressure testing services in an …

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Analox and Babcock Australia sign partner agreement

31st August 2018

July 2018 saw Analox Military Systems (AMS) sign a partner agreement with Babcock Australasia. The agreement will see Babcock working with AMS to provide full in country service support in the Commonwealth of Australia for Analox analysers. With the growth in demand for Analox analysers within the Pacific region and the forthcoming Australian Future Submarine …

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Phoenix International contracted for submarine rescue system

30th August 2018

SRDRS being deployed for the failed search of the sunken Argentinian submarine San Juan. Photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Christopher Lange/U.S. Navy Aug. 29 (UPI) — Phoenix International has received a $29.9 million contract for maintenance and operation of the Navy’s Submarine Rescue Diving and Recompression System. The modification to a previous contract, announced …

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JFD is exhibiting at ONS Norway

20th August 2018

JFD is exhibiting at this year’s ONS event in Norway from the 27-30th August. Pass by Stand 5560 in Hall 5 to find out more about JFD and our capabilities across the commercial markets which include saturation systems, diving equipment, hyperbaric rescue, training and servicing. Our Head of Sales – Commercial Services, Laura Stewart and Training …

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SAMAP 2019 Announced – More Information coming soon!

13th August 2018

    Analox Military Systems are hosting the 2019 Submarine Air Monitoring and Air Purification Symposium in 2019.  See HERE for current information – more to follow together with on-line registration form.

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JFD completes delivery of two next generation Self-Propelled Hyperbaric Lifeboats to Flash Tekk Engineering

9th August 2018

9 August 2018 JFD, the world-leading underwater capability provider serving the commercial and defence markets and part of James Fisher and Sons plc, has successfully delivered the latest pair of next generation self-propelled hyperbaric lifeboats (SPHLs) to Singaporean diving engineering firm Flash Tekk. The SPHLs are being delivered to Flash Tekk’s parent company Ultra Deep …

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INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON NAVAL MEDICINE 2018

6th August 2018

Last call for abstracts and an invitation to the International Symposium on Naval Medicine (ISNM) in Istanbul.  Visit  the website  

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Australia’s safest ever submarine rescue system goes into service

3rd July 2018

  The Royal Australian Navy (RAN) and the Australian Government have granted the licence to operate new $A19.7 million (£11.05 m) hyperbaric equipment which means that for the first time, the whole crew of an Australian submarine can be treated at once. The equipment – a transfer under pressure chamber and recompression treatment suite – …

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