NAVSEA Approves Diving System for Sustained Operations

October 7, 2019 – Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) approved the Navy’s only Saturation Fly Away Diving System (SATFADS) for sustained operations after completing a 30 foot wet certification of the launch and recovery system in Panama City, Fla, on Sept. 26. The Saturation Fly Away Diving System (SAT FADS) is designed to provide a mobile and worldwide capability for deep water sustained diving operations. SATFADS can support six saturation divers for a period of 21 days, with an additional nine days of decompression. “This effort is a culmination of…

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