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JFD achieves Deep Dive to over 600 metres in Norway during Northern Sun exercise

29 September 2022   JFD has completed the NATO Submarine Rescue System (NSRS) exercise, Northern Sun, in Norway, including a Deep Dive to over 600 metres for recertification with Lloyd's Register. In April this year, the NSRS was successfully mobilised from....

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JFD completes timed mobilisation of the NSRS during Golden Arrow exercise

23 September 2022   JFD, the world leading underwater capability provider serving the commercial and defence diving markets and part of James Fisher and Sons plc, has completed a timed mobilisation of the NATO Submarine Rescue System (NSRS). This was undertaken....

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Saab Kockums AB contract with GDA Sverige and JFD Sweden for HSwMS Belos ‘Digital Diver Communications System’ upgrade

07 September 2022   JFD, the world leading underwater capability provider serving the commercial and defence diving markets and part of James Fisher and Sons plc, is delighted to have been contracted to provide a Digital Diver Communications System to be....

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JFD successfully completes NSRS Northern Crown exercise in Sweden

01 September 2022   JFD successfully completed Northern Crown, a NATO Submarine Rescue System (NSRS) exercise which involved mobilisation of the system onto the Swedish Navy vessel, HSwMS Belos, in September and October 2021. The exercise is completed every two years as....

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JFD completes three consecutive submarine rescue exercises in Q1

21 July 2022   JFD, the world leading underwater capability provider serving the commercial and defence diving markets and part of James Fisher and Sons plc, has supported three international submarine rescue operations in the first quarter of 2022. JFD facilitated these....

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UK Trade Envoy Lord Ian Botham OBE Visits JFD Australia's Submarine Rescue System

04 July 2022   JFD Australia was delighted to welcome the UK’s Trade Envoy to Australia, Lord Ian Botham OBE, to its national headquarters in Perth to visit Australia’s safe, proven and trusted submarine rescue system. In a visit co-ordinated by....

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JFD surveys US vessels with aim of providing further submarine rescue assurance to the US Navy

24 May 2022   JFD, the world leading underwater capability provider serving the commercial and defence diving markets and part of James Fisher and Sons plc, has recently undertaken its first Vessel of Opportunity (VOO) surveys in the United States, on....

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JFD awarded MOD critical submarines systems contract

23 March 2022   JFD, the world leading underwater capability provider serving the commercial and defence diving markets and part of James Fisher and Sons plc, was awarded a contract by the UK Ministry of Defence (MOD), to manufacture and supply....

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JFD signs strategic partnership with Blue Tide Marine offering enhanced maritime capability into the Americas

03 March 2022   JFD, the world leading underwater capability provider serving the commercial and defence diving markets and part of James Fisher and Sons plc, has today announced a strategic partnership with Blue Tide Marine (BTM), an undersea training and....

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JFD to support Republic of Korea Navy during DSAR-5 Midlife Refit

18 February 2022   JFD, the world leading underwater capability provider serving the commercial and defence diving markets, and part of James Fisher and Sons plc, further strengthens their relationship with the Republic of Korea Navy (RoKN), with a contract to....

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JFD successfully completes NSRS Golden Arrow exercise 2021

09 February 2022   JFD, the world leading underwater capability provider serving the commercial and defence diving markets, and part of James Fisher and Sons plc, successfully completed a comprehensive submarine rescue exercise to mobilise the NATO Submarine Rescue System (NSRS).....

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JFD wins Innovation Award for life-saving Diver Health Monitoring technology

04 February 2022   Dr Fraser Stewart, a Biomedical Engineer at JFD, secured the win at the 2021 Innovate UK KTP Awards, held in September last year, for creating a prototype that revolutionises diver safety. Led by Fraser, the Knowledge Transfer....

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JFD appoints Managing Director for Asia to strengthen local services

10 December 2021   JFD is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr Sunil V. Uchil as Managing Director Asia. This promotion will not only strengthen relationships and enhance support for JFD’s existing clients in the region, but will also enable....

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JFD Australia announces new managing director in a further strengthening of its local commitment

24 November 2021   JFD Australia, provider of the highly responsive, trusted and reliable submarine rescue system to the Royal Australian Navy, is pleased to announce the appointment of Ms Cathy Falkiner as its new managing director. Ms Falkiner, previously JFD Australia’s....

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Minister for International Trade visits JFD

11 August 2021   JFD, the world leading underwater capability provider serving the commercial and defence diving markets and part of James Fisher and Sons plc, was delighted to host a visit from Ranil Jayawardena, UK Minister for International Trade, at....

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JFD awarded capability support contract for UK MOD Astute class submarine

06 July 2021   JFD, the world leading underwater capability provider serving the commercial and defence diving markets and part of James Fisher and Sons plc, has been awarded a contract, in excess of £20million, by the UK Ministry of Defence....

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JFD demonstrates world-class capabilities during successful NATO Submarine Rescue System exercise

21 June 2021   JFD, the world-leading underwater capability provider serving the commercial and defence diving markets and part of James Fisher and Sons plc, has successfully completed another mobilisation of the entire NATO Submarine Rescue System (NSRS) Intervention system in....

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JFD developing state-of-the-art communications upgrade for NATO Submarine Rescue System

15 June 2021   JFD, the world leading underwater capability provider serving the commercial and defence diving markets and part of James Fisher and Sons plc, has developed a fibre optic video and voice communications network upgrade to the NATO Submarine....

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JFD celebrates a decade of successful ocean exercises for Australia’s world-class submarine rescue system

20 May 2021   JFD Australia - the trusted, proven and reliable supplier of the submarine rescue system to the Royal Australian Navy (RAN) for more than 12 years - is pleased to acknowledge a decade of successful participation in the....

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JFD conducts world-first simultaneous build of three submarine rescue vehicles

07 May 2021   JFD, the world-leading underwater capability provider serving the commercial and defence diving markets and part of James Fisher and Sons plc, has been progressing the build of three submarine rescue vehicles (SRVs) simultaneously; a world-first in submarine....

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JFD's Black Carillon 2020 marks a decade of Submarine Rescue [video]

17 March 2021   JFD, the world leader in submarine escape and rescue, is proud to have provided the proven, trusted and reliable submarine rescue capability to the Royal Australian Navy for more than a decade. It is Australia’s "safe pair....

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JFD establishes JFD North America to provide underwater capabilities to the USA and Americas

15 March 2021   JFD, the world leading underwater capability provider serving the commercial and defense markets and part of James Fisher and Sons plc, has announced the establishment of its office in the United States - JFD North America. JFD North....

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JFD wins at the IMCA Awards 2020

23 February 2021   JFD have won the COVID-19 Pandemic Initiatives Award at the 2020 IMCA awards for the InVicto™ ventilator. It is the second award win for InVicto, following on from JFD's success in the Healthcare & Medical - COVID response....

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JFD wins at Collaborate to Innovate Awards 2020!

05 February 2021   JFD have been named as joint winner in the Healthcare & Medical - COVID response category at the Collaborate to Innovate awards for InVicto™ ventilator. InVicto™ was created in response to the UK government’s ventilator challenge in....

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JFD shortlisted as finalist in the Collaborate to Innovate Awards 2020

29 January 2021   JFD have made the shortlist for the Collaborate to Innovate Awards 2020, a celebration of the very best in UK collaborations & innovations in engineering over the past year. JFD has been shortlisted in the Healthcare & Medical....

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JFD Case study: submarine hull testing

20 November 2020   JFD has recently provided a client with a hydro test of their submarine hull, using our 100 bar work chamber based at our National Hyperbaric Centre (NHC) facility in Aberdeen. To support this test JFD had to....

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JFD awarded Royal Navy contract to provide availability services for life-support diving equipment

02 October 2020   JFD, the world leading underwater capability provider serving the commercial and defence diving markets and part of James Fisher and Sons plc, has been awarded a contract for the management and availability of the Royal Navy’s in-service....

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JFD awarded extension of prestigious NATO submarine rescue system contract

30 September 2020   JFD, the world leading underwater capability provider serving the commercial and defence diving markets and part of James Fisher and Sons plc, has announced that it has been awarded an extension to its contract for the provision....

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JFD delivers full scale mock-up of Submarine Rescue Vehicle (SRV) for the Republic of Korea Navy

24 September 2020   JFD, the world leading underwater capability provider serving the commercial and defence diving markets and part of James Fisher and Sons plc, has delivered a full-scale mock-up of its Search and Rescue Vehicle (SRV) for the Republic....

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JFD wins HSE Innovation Award at the Offshore Achievement Awards

17 August 2020   JFD, the world leading underwater capability provider serving the commercial and defence diving markets and part of James Fisher and Sons plc, is pleased to announce that its Compact Bailout Rebreathing Apparatus (COBRA) has won the Health,....

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