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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Saab signs MuMNS contract for Franco-British MMCM program

11th January 2021

Saab has received the first order from prime contractor Thales, acting as System Integrator of the end to end solution, for the Multi-Shot Mine Neutralisation System (MuMNS). The order value is approximately 300 MSEK and deliveries of the first systems will take place in 2022. The order received from Thales is part of the Franco-British …

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PORTSMOUTH NAVAL SHIPYARD RETIRES BUOYANCY TANKS AFTER 46 YEARS OF SERVICE WITH UNDOCKING OF USS SANTA FE

20th December 2020

Portsmouth Naval Shipyard — In 1969, Portsmouth Naval Shipyard halted its production of submarines and began its journey as a maintenance facility. Advancements in technology were drastically changing what was possible in developing larger, more complex submarines. With the advent of these new, improved platforms came the dilemma of outdated infrastructure. The floor of Portsmouth’s …

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Saab Delivers 2nd Upgraded Gotland-Class Submarine To Sweden

17th December 2020

HMS Uppland Ubåt. Saab picture. Sista provturen efter HTM Saab has today, on Wednesday 16th of December, delivered the second submarine of Gotland-class to the Swedish Defence Materiel Administration (FMV) after a Mid-life upgrade. Saab has conducted a Mid-life upgrade of HMS Uppland. Taking all necessary measures to ensure the submarine’s operational availability, the upgrade includes …

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SOUTH AMERICAN AQUACULTURE GETS THIRD FALCON

16th December 2020

Ideal for their aquaculture work, a third Seaeye Falcon has been delivered to Chile-based Underdeep Solutions. Underdeep operators readying the Falcon for inspection tasks. Reliability when working in extremely remote locations is a key reason for adding another Falcon to their fleet, says Underdeep Solutions. It is rated the top underwater robotic vehicle in class …

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JFD conducts remote audit for Heerema Marine

16th December 2020

In July we conducted a remote audit for Heerema Marine who required 2 x ROV audits to be conducted onboard their vessel by a third party provider, as part of the assurance process from their client. THE REQUIREMENT Heerema Marine’s client were contracting the vessel and ROV’s and needed to ensure they were complaint to …

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Dry Ice & COVID-19 How Analox are protecting those who are protecting us

7th December 2020

After the news that vaccine trials have been successful in the fight against COVID-19, the world is now waiting in anticipation for the roll out to begin and for us all to get back to some kind of normality. One vaccine in particular caught Analox’s eye, the Pfzier & BioNTech vaccine.  For this vaccine to …

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An abandoned German submarine lies beneath a park in Devon

30th November 2020

Buried beneath the ground of a park in South Devon sits the remains of a German submarine dating back to the First World War. The military submarine vessel has been under the soil of Coronation Park in Dartmouth, since the 1920’s the Dartmouth Museum confirms. Curator and ex-Chairman of Dartmouth Museum, David Lingard said: ”A motor torpedo boat is …

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DIO delivers SMERAS training building for British Royal Navy

27th November 2020

The UK Defence Infrastructure Organisation (DIO) has announced the delivery of a submarine escape, rescue, abandonment and survival (SMERAS) training building. The UK Defence Infrastructure Organisation (DIO) has announced the delivery of a submarine escape, rescue, abandonment and survival (SMERAS) training building. The facility is said to have been delivered with an investment of £34m. …

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