JFD Completes Three Consecutive Submarine Rescue Exercises

JFD has supported three international submarine rescue operations in the first quarter of 2022. JFD facilitated these exercises across the globe against the backdrop of the ongoing COVID19 pandemic, with one exercise taking place in Australia and two in the UK. In the event of a Distressed Submarine (DISSUB), any delays to a rescue operation can have catastrophic consequences, so…

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JFD Completes NSRS Golden Arrow Exercise 2021

JFD successfully completed a comprehensive submarine rescue exercise to mobilize the NATO Submarine Rescue System (NSRS). The exercise, titled Golden Arrow, was the first deployment of the whole rescue spread since September 2019 and the first sea deployment of the new fibre optic video and voice communications network upgrade developed and installed by JFD. Golden Arrow took place following embarkation…

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UK Extends Contract for NATO Submarine Rescue Missions

September 30, 2020 – A three-year contract extension to ensure NATO submariners are backed up by world-class rescue operations has been awarded to Scotland-based firm, JFD. Worth more than seven million pounds, the contract extension will reach into 2023 and provide operational support to the NATO Submarine Rescue System (NSRS). Created in 2008, NSRS is a collaborative project shared between…

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JFD Delivers Full-Scale Mockup of South Korean Navy Submarine Rescue Vehicle (SRV)

September 24, 2020 – JFD delivers full scale mock-up of Submarine Rescue Vehicle (SRV) for the Republic of Korea Navy The mock-up is part of a multi-million-pound contract for the design and build of an advanced SRV, awarded by shipbuilder Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering (DSME). It aims to ensure the highest standards in safety for submariners, confirming the capability…

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