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  • 6 March 2019
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The Royal Australian Navy has contracted the Australian branch of Phoenix International for the delivery of a new air transportable submarine rescue service capability. As announced by the Australian defense minister Christopher Pyne, the service will be based in Western Australia and support both the Collins-class submarine force and the Attack-class submarines for the next […]

  • 23 March 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The Indian Navy has awarded the British provider of marine engineering services James Fisher and Sons a £193 million (approx $273M) contract for the delivery of two submarine rescue and escape systems. The contract will see James Fisher Defence, a subsidiary of James Fisher and Sons, design and produce two submarine rescue systems for £83 million by […]

  • 21 March 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    The Japan Maritime Self Defense Force (JMSF) commissioned its new submarine rescue ship JS Chiyoda in a ceremony held in the Okayama Prefecture on March 20. JS Chiyoda replaced its identically-named predecessor which was decommissioned on the same day. The new JS Chiyoda in JMSDF service bears pennant number 404 and measures 128.0 meters in length. […]

  • 29 September 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Training & Education

    Taking part in the submarine escape and rescue exercise Dynamic Monarch for the first time, NATO’s Centre for Maritime Research and Experimentation (CMRE) supported the exercise using a new digital underwater acoustic communications capability providing more effective command and control to escape and rescue operations. After 10 years of development by CMRE and partners, with […]

  • 11 December 2019
    Training & Education

    JFD has successfully demonstrated its fully-integrated submarine rescue system during exercises off the coast of Western Australia. In a range of weather conditions, JFD’s system was used in the triennial Pacific Reach, a multi-lateral series of exercises. In 2019, the Pacific Reach was hosted by Australia with the participating nations of South Korea, Japan, Malaysia […]

  • 24 March 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Soldiers from the Royal Navy’s Submarine Parachute Assistance Group recently practised providing immediate assistance to a stricken boat in Studland Bay, Dorset. A dozen members of the Submarine Parachute Assistance Group, often shortened to SPAG, leapt from the back of a Hercules aircraft and into the Channel, accompanied by their kit. According to the Royal Navy, the […]

  • 17 November 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The Indian Navy’s 3rd generation submarine rescue systems (SRS) will be ready for delivery in 2018, JFD – the systems manufacturer – has announced. According to the company, Deep Submergence and Rescue Vehicles (DSRVs) will be undergoing factory acceptance tests at the end of November 2017, ready for integration trials in December 2017 and harbour […]

  • 6 December 2017
    Equipment & technology, Training & Education

    Submarine rescue system manufacturer JFD recently joined Australian Navy vessels for a demonstration of its deep-sea submarine emergency equipment during the exercise Black Carillon 2017. The annual safety exercise saw the participation of salvage and rescue vessel MV Besant, offshore supply ship MV Stoker and submarine HMAS Waller. Launching from the deck of MV Stoker, JFD’s free-swimming […]

  • 17 June 2020
    Equipment & technology, Vessels

    The subsea rescue system developed by Saipem in collaboration with Drass was selected by Marina Militare Italiana (the Italian Navy) for the equipment of the special & diving operations – submarine rescue ship (SDO-SuRS) ship, the new vessel for the rescue of submarines.

  • 17 August 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    A new, modernized underwater rescue system dubbed SSP-M and designed for the Russian Navy underwater forces will be demonstrated during the Army 2017 International Military-Technical Forum. According to the Russian defense ministry, the equipment was tested at the Rescue and Underwater Technologies R&D Institute of the Russian Navy in Saint Petersburg. The SSP-M is a full-body […]

  • 5 July 2018
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The Royal Australian Navy is one step closer to operating their new hyperbaric equipment after the system achieved acceptance and global certification from Lloyds Register. The system, a transfer under pressure chamber and recompression treatment suite worth AU$19.7 million, can treat the whole crew of an Australian submarine at once, according to JFD – the system […]

  • 21 February 2020

    James Fisher’s Perth-based business, JFD Australia, will continue to supply its submarine rescue system to the Royal Australian Navy (RAN) for at least the next four years. The company has been awarded a GBP 35 million (USD 45.2 million) contract extension with the Australian government to deliver its submarine escape and rescue system until December 2023 […]

  • 19 December 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Submarine rescue specialists from France, Norway and the United Kingdom gathered at HM Naval Base Clyde to take part in a NATO Submarine Rescue System (NSRS) training exercise. Over 110 people participated in the week-long event – the largest evacuation exercise ever to be planned at Faslane – bringing together military and civilian staff including […]

  • 15 December 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Vessels

    South Korea has completed the design phase of a new 5,200-ton submarine rescue ship, the country’s Defense Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA) announced on December 15. The project of developing a new submarine rescue ship, dubbed ASR-II, was initiated in November 2015 together with South Korean shipbuilder Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME). The South Korean Navy […]

  • 11 September 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    A NATO-sponsored submarine escape and rescue (SMER) exercise kicked off in Turkey on September 8. Dubbed Dynamic Monarch 2017, the exercise is the tenth in a series of live SMER drills and will run through September 21. Dynamic Monarch’s venue is the Eastern Mediterranean Sea, off Aksaz Turkey. Units from Canada, France, Italy, Norway, Poland, […]

  • 2 May 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Training & Education

    Indian Defense Advisor to Australia, Captain Chetan Chandegave, recently visited the Royal Australian Navy’s Submarine Escape and Rescue Centre at HMAS Stirling, in Western Australia. The aim of the visit was to provide him with a better understanding of Australian submarine escape and rescue facilities and training procedures. Commander Ken Marr, Submarine Escape and Rescue […]

  • 9 September 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Spanish Navy is participating in exercise Cartago 2015, September 7 – 11, off the coast of Murcia, oriented towards the implementation of submarine rescue procedures. The exercise is should improve coordination at sea between Spanish Navy ships and Public Administration agencies with responsibilities in the maritime domain. In the five-day exercise, a supposedly damaged submarine will […]

  • 7 December 2018
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    South Korean shipbuilder Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) has received a 444 billion-won (approx. US$400 million) contract to build a new submarine rescue vessel for the Republic of Korea Navy. The detailed design and construction contract comes 12 months after South Korea’s Defense Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA) announced that the design phase for the 5,200-ton ship had […]

  • 4 November 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    The Brazilian Navy has signed a contract for the acquisition of the former commercial dive support vessel Adams Challenge that would serve as its new submarine rescue ship (SRS). In its new role, Adams Challenge would replace the navy’s current SRS Felinto Perry, that was commissioned in 1988. The new ship is currently in Abu […]

  • 28 November 2018
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The Indian Navy has successfully completed air transportability trials for the first of two submarine rescue systems being delivered by James Fisher Defence. The completion of the trials represents a significant milestone in the delivery of a comprehensive submarine rescue capability to the Indian Navy that will enhance safety for submariners. The trials were performed […]

  • 29 September 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development, Training & Education

    The crew of the Russian navy ocean rescue ship Igor Belousov conducted the second phase of interdepartmental tests of the submarine search and rescue unit Bester in the Baltic Sea. During the testing of the underwater vehicle, the underwater crew was successfully evacuated from a submarine. Characteristic features of the Bester, designed by the Nizhny Novgorod design bureau […]

  • 13 October 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Chilean Navy is set to host its US counterparts for the seventh edition of the bilateral submarine rescue exercise Chilemar VII. Starting on October 16, the exercise will take place off the coast of Talcauhano, Chile, and will be aimed at improving interoperability between the US submarine rescue system and Chilean submarines. Chilean submarine CS O’Higgins and […]

  • 9 February 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    NATO’s Submarine Rescue System (NSRS) was recently transported from its headquarters at Royal Navy base Clyde to Norway for exercises. The exercise is called Northern Sun and is designed to test the mobilisation of the NSRS and exercise its capabilities in the frigid waters off Norway. The system, which is jointly-owned by the UK, France and Norway, […]

  • 7 June 2011
    Training & Education

      The Royal Australian Navy (RAN) has successfully demonstrated its submarine rescue capability as part of Exercise Black Carillon 2011-1, which concluded off the West Australian coast on Friday. The exercise, which commenced in mid-May, is designed to test and demonstrate the RAN’s submarine escape and rescue capability in a realistic scenario and is a […]

  • 30 May 2012
    Industry news, Training & Education

    As submarine capabilities gain prominence among navies, it has become critical that nations and submarine operators are assured of a robust rescue system, should mishaps or accidents occur. This was the point made by Head Naval Operations Rear Admiral (RADM) Jackson Chia in his opening address at the inaugural Submarine Rescue Course (SRC) on 28 […]

  • 6 November 2018
    Authorities, Research & Development

    US Navy’s Undersea Rescue Command (URC) teamed up with Virginia-class fast-attack submarine USS Texas (SSN 775) for a four-day submarine rescue exercise in late October at the Navy’s Southeast Alaska Acoustic Measurement Facility (SEAFAC) off the coast of Ketchikan. “The exercise demonstrated the Navy’s ability to conduct an underwater rescue of a submerged submarine in […]

  • 4 November 2011
    Training & Education

    U.S. and Chilean Navies joined in a submarine rescue exercise in waters off Point Loma Thursday… By Chris Chan (nbcsandiego) [mappress] Source: nbcsandiego, November 04, 2011

  • 18 November 2019
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The six-nation submarine search and rescue exercise Pacific Reach 2019 has concluded off the coast of Western Australia. Held at Fleet Base West and in the Western Australian Exercise Area, the drill involved assets from Australia, Japan, Malaysia, the Republic of Korea, Singapore and the United States. Australian Minister for Defence, Senator the Hon Linda […]

  • 24 January 2019
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Vessels

    UK-based underwater systems developer JFD has received a “multi-million pound” contract for the design and build of a deep search and rescue vehicle (DSRV) for the Republic of Korea Navy. The contract for the delivery of a DSRV for the ROK Navy’s new submarine rescue ship was awarded by South Korean shipbuilder Daewoo Shipbuilding and […]