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19/10/2018
Successful sea trials completed for DSRV for India

JFD, the world leading underwater capability provider serving the commercial and defence markets has successfully completed the sea trials of the deep search and rescue vehicle (DSRV) for the first of two 3rd Generation Submarine Rescue Systems being delivered to the Indian Navy, the company has announced. The DSRV carried out underwater mating with a bottomed submarine at a depth of over 300 feet, followed by a target mating and hatch opening at 45 degrees. On successful mating with the bottomed submarine, JFD and the Indian Navy then carried out a safe transfer of personnel from the submarine to the DSRV.

17/10/2018
Visit JFD at Indo Defence 2018 Expo and Forum

Visit JFD on our stand, A240, at Indo Defence 2018 Expo and Forum, JIExpo Kemayoran, Jakarta, Indonesia from 7-10th November.

08/10/2018
Join JFD at ADIPEC 2018

JFD will be exhibiting at ADIPEC 2018 on Stand 15696 in Hall 15 from 12-15th November.

03/10/2018
JFD launches new Stealth CDLSE

JFD, the world leading underwater capability provider serving the commercial and defence markets, and part of James Fisher and Sons plc, today announced the launch of the Stealth CDLSE Mk2 and Mk2-ED (Extended Duration), the latest enhanced models of its highly successful Clearance Diver’s Life Support Equipment rebreather.

18/09/2018
JFD and US Navy unveil Shadow NAV

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 navigation capability to the military market for the first time.

27/08/2018
Visit JFD at MSPO 2018 in Poland

JFD is excited to be exhibiting alongside our agent Griffin at the 26th International Defence Industry Exhibition, MSPO from 4-7th September 2018 in Targi Kielce, Poland.

20/08/2018
JFD is exhibiting at ONS 2018

JFD is delighted to be exhibiting at ONS in Stavanger, Norway from 27-30th August 2018.

14/08/2018
Pelican Summer 2018

James Fisher and Sons have released the Summer 2018 edition of their newsletter: Pelican.

09/08/2018
JFD completes delivery of two next generation Self-Propelled Hyperbaric Lifeboats

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.
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