A New Zealand couple spent $14,000 creating a submarine-themed tiny home out of an old grain silo, hot tub, and spare parts

24th February 2021

Measuring 33 feet long and 16 feet high, the tiny home is made entirely from upcycled materials. The tiny house is approximately 33 feet long. Courtesy Keith Lovelock The idea to build the unusual tiny home came to Keith Lovelock, a retired radio technician, in 2016 when he was sitting in a yellow cafe. Six …

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JFD wins at the Collaborate to Innovate Awards 2020!

9th February 2021

We are delighted to announce that we have been named as joint winner in the Healthcare & Medical – COVID response category at the Collaborate to Innovate awards for InVicto™ ventilator. InVicto™ was created in response to the UK government’s ventilator challenge in 2020, we are very proud of this innovative product and being listed …

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Forum Builds Advanced Submarine Rescue Vehicle

3rd February 2021

Credit: Forum Energy Technologies ROV manufacturer Forum Energy Technologies has completed the construction of what it says is a highly advanced submarine rescue vehicle (SRV), which may be utilized to extract submariners from distress situations. According to Forum, the LR-class SRV is capable of rescuing up to 17 people at a time and operate at …

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JFD shortlisted as finalist in the Collaborate to Innovate Awards 2020

29th January 2021

We are delighted to have made the shortlist for the Collaborate to Innovate Awards 2020, a celebration of the very best in UK collaborations & innovations in engineering over the past year. JFD has been shortlisted in the Healthcare & Medical category for our InVicto™ ventilator. Created in response to the UK government’s ventilator challenge in …

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Watch This Wild Ride Through the Guts of a Secret Submarine

29th January 2021

A new video shows a camera-equipped drone doing a high-speed run through a Dutch Navy submarine. This is a Walrus-class submarine. The video is part of a recruiting effort designed to scrounge up more submariners for the Royal Netherlands Navy’s four submarines. One of the most secretive places in any military worldwide is aboard a submarine. Any peek into …

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Forum manufactures technologically advanced submarine rescue vehicle

29th January 2021

Forum Energy Technologies today announced it has completed manufacturing a highly advanced submarine rescue vehicle (SRV) including cutting edge technologies, which may be utilized to extract submariners from distress situations. The latest LR-class SRV has successfully completed harbour trials Forum’s latest SRV joins a small group of rescue systems in use around the globe. The …

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Retired navy veteran building full-scale submarine model in his garage

25th January 2021

POCATELLO (KPVI) – After serving in the Navy for 20 years, Donald Hulse of Pocatello never forgot the work he did. “I was an electrician. I also was nuclear trained and I did photography work,” Hulse says. Now in his retirement, he’s found a hobby to help kill time by building his own model of …

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Oceaneering secures multiple contracts

25th January 2021

Oceaneering International Inc. has reported its Subsea Robotics segment won multiple contracts during 4Q 2020, with anticipated aggregate revenue in excess of $225 million. These contracts range in duration from several months to five years. The work scopes are primarily for ROV services delivered from floating drilling rigs and multi-service, subsea intervention, and construction vessels. Also included …

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Raytheon to Deliver New Submarine Communications System

14th January 2021

The Los Angeles-Class fast-attack submarine USS Cheyenne (SSN 773) and its crew arrive at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, after completing their latest deployment, April 26, 2019. Raytheon Intelligence & Space has been awarded a $90 million contractor for Submarine High-Data Rate antenna systems. U.S. Navy / Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Daniel Hinton   ARLINGTON, …

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Indonesia Using ROV in Search for Sriwijaya Air Plane Crash Victims

14th January 2021

Indonesia has deployed a remotely operated underwater vehicle to help divers search for the remains of victims and recover the flight recorders from a Sriwijaya Air jet that crashed into the sea three days ago soon after takeoff. The Boeing 737-500 plane with 62 people on board plunged into the Java Sea Saturday afternoon, four …

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