JFD delivers second submarine rescue system to Navy

Under the 193 million euro contract, JFD has successfully delivered the second of two Third Generation submarine rescue systems to the Indian Navy just eight months after the first system delivery.

As per the contract JFD is providing two complete Third Generation fly-away submarine rescue systems to Indian Navy, including Deep Search and Rescue Vehicle (DSRV) , Launch and Recovery Systems (LARS) equipment, Transfer Under Pressure (TUP) system, and all logistic and support equipments required to operate the service.

The contract also includes 25-years all encompassing maintenance support service.

The equipments was designed, manufactured, integrated and tested by JDF prior to shipping to India, with the second system expected to arrive in the country in January 2019. The system will be mobilized onto the rescue vessel in order to begin full series of Sea Acceptance Trials (SATs), with JFD personal remaining in country to work in close partnership with the Indian Navy to complete comprehensive training on the safe operation of the system.

James Fisher Defence (JFD), provides fast, safe and reliable subsea rescue services, solutions, products, engineering services and training to 80  countries and 33 of the world’s navies including the Royal Navy, Australian, Singapore and Korean Navies, as well as providing the NATO Submarine Rescue systems.

The Indian Navy formally inducted  its first DSRV into service at a ceremony in Mumbai, on 12 December, thus joining the league of selected nations having capability to search, locate and provide rescue to distressed submarines.