Babcock Pitches Remora Vehicle Submarine Integration System To ROK Navy

21st May 2024

Babcock Remora Vehicle Submarine Integration System (Babcock) Babcock Korea, a prominent partner in the Republic of Korea (ROK) Navy’s KSS-III program was pitching its Remora Vehicle Submarine Integration System at the YIDEX 2024 event held last month in South Korea. Remora could help integrate AUV aboard KSS-III as part of ‘Navy Sea GHOST’ concept YIDEX …

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JFD welcomes Peter Laughton MBE as Head of Military Diving

21st May 2024

  JFD Limited, part of James Fisher & Sons PLC, the world leading underwater capability provider serving the commercial and defence diving markets, is pleased to welcome Peter Laughton as Head of Military Diving to support the company’s continued growth within both the UK and international defence markets. Peter brings over 32 years of extensive operational …

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FET Dynacon’s Underwater Vehicles

21st May 2024

FET Dynacon’s XLX Evo II Ultra Heavy Duty ROV System. FET Dynacon image. Forum Energy Technologies (FET) Dynacon, designer and manufacturer of submarine rescue systems and equipment, have supported military organizations and naval forces for over 45 years. Through its two brands, Perry Slingsby Systems and Sub-Atlantic, FET Dynacon has delivered more than 800 manned and unmanned underwater vehicles. FET Dynacon’s …

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FET secures contract to supply work-class ROV to Mexican subsea organisation

15th May 2024

Forum Energy Technologies, Inc. has announced its Subsea Technologies product line secured a contract from AQUA Exploracion for one of its Ultra Compact Perry XLX-C work-class remotely operated vehicles (ROV). The XLX-C will be equipped with a comprehensive spare parts package to optimize performance and reliability. The ROV will complement and increase the company’s existing …

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Saipem’s underwater drone achieves record 167-day subsea operation

8th May 2024

The drone has been conducting missions without interruptions at Equinor’s Njord Field. Resident underwater drones are cost-efficient and offer several environmentally friendly advantages. Saipem’s underwater intervention drone Hydrone-R has reached a significant milestone, boosting efforts in the offshore energy industry. The drone deployed on energy firm Equinor’s Njord Field development project offshore Norway has completed …

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FET to Supply Work-Class ROV to Mexican Subsea Firm

7th May 2024

(Credit: Forum Energy Technologies) Forum Energy Technologies (FET) has secured a contract from AQUA Exploracion to supply one its ultra compact Perry XLX-C work-class remotely operated vehicles (ROV). The XLX-C will be equipped with a comprehensive spare parts package to optimize performance and reliability. The ROV will complement and increase AQUA Exploracion’s existing capabilities and …

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Sixth Astute class submarine named Agamemnon at Barrow-in-Furness

23rd April 2024

The Royal Navy’s latest Astute Class submarine has been officially named at BAE Systems’ Submarines site in Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria. Agamemnon – named after the ancient Greek king – is the sixth of seven Astute submarines being built by the Company. She is due to be launched later this year, ahead of being commissioned into the Royal …

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TKMS Launches The Fourth Invincible-Class (Type 218SG) Submarine For Singapore

23rd April 2024

Photo from launching ceremony of the 4th Type 218SG submarine (TKMS photo) TKMS Launches The Fourth Invincible-Class (Type 218SG) Submarine For Singapore On 22 April 2024, the fourth submarine in the Type 218SG construction program was named at the Thyssenkrupp Marine Systems shipyard in Kiel. The 250 invited guests included Boris Pistorius, Federal Minister of …

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James Fisher & Sons strengthens defence presence in Barrow-in-Furness supporting Submarine Manufacture

19th April 2024

James Fisher & Sons PLC, leading provider of specialist services to the marine industry, is proud to further strengthen its 177 year commitment to Barrow-in-Furness through a dedicated Defence presence within its company headquarters. This strategic move comes in response to the UK’s recent announcement of the Defence Nuclear Enterprise Command Paper and its support …

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Phoenix bags deal for Submarine Emergency System

18th April 2024

Phoenix was contracted by the Spanish Navy to provide a Submarine Emergency Ventilation and Decompression System (SEVDS), a rapidly transportable (via air, land, and sea) system that provides breathing air to disabled submarines to extend life on board while awaiting rescue and, if necessary, can be used to reduce internal submarine pressure to reduce hyperbaric …

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