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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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JFD produces and delivers 100th COBRA set

14 August 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 the production and delivery of its 100th Compact Bailout Rebreathing Apparatus (COBRA) system. The....

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JFD receives CE certification for its newly launched COBRA buoyancy jacket

27 July 2020   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 that its COBRA Buoyancy Jacket has received CE Certification from the CE....

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JFD launches online training portal

14 May 2020   JFD has taken its Client Representative Course online, giving candidates access to a high quality instructor-led course without having to attend its training facility in Aberdeen. This course is designed to provide offshore project supervisors and managers with....

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JFD unveils new ventilator system to support global battle against COVID-19

03 April 2020   JFD, a world leader in breathing apparatus, life support equipment and hyperbaric medical equipment to support life-critical applications and part of James Fisher and Sons plc, today announced that it will bring to market a new patient....

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JFD postpones all training courses

20 March 2020   In a statement issued in response to the progressing COVID-19 pandemic, JFD said: "We are writing to inform you that in response to the global outbreak of COVID-19, we have taken the decision to postpone all training courses....

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North-east company Fathom Systems has changed hands in a deal worth about £1 million

17 March 2020   Aberdeenshire-based JFD said yesterday it had snapped up the subsea technology firm, which employs around 30 people. The transaction price is substantially below the £4.25m valuation of a management buyout of Fathom by private equity house Maven Capital....

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JFD Australia secures major contract extension to supply submarine rescue system

21 February 2020   JFD Australia, a proven, trusted and reliable undersea combat support systems partner of the Australian Defence Force, is pleased to advise that it will continue to supply its world-leading submarine rescue system to the Royal Australian Navy....

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JFD continues its investment programme in the Indian economy

05 February 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 new £1million contract to supply two sets of life-saving equipment to the....

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Local jobs created as JFD Australia secures major defence industry contract

19 December 2019   New defence industry jobs will be created after JFD Australia, the proven, trusted and reliable delivery partner for undersea combat support systems, announced it had secured a major contract. The $7.2 million contract to build and pressure test....

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JFD named as a finalist at the Subsea UK Awards 2020

12 December 2019   JFD is proud to announce that it has been named as a finalist in the Subsea Company of the Year category at the Subsea UK Awards 2020. The shortlisting underlines JFD’s market leading position in the subsea sector,....

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JFD Australia's submarine rescue system triumphs in international exercise

10 December 2019   JFD has again set new global benchmarks for international submarine rescue following the successful completion of rigorous exercises off the coast of Western Australia..

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JFD secures exclusive defence partnership in Turkey with Armelsan

09 October 2019   JFD, the world leading underwater capability provider serving the commercial and defence diving markets and part of James Fisher and Sons plc, today announced a new partnership with Armelsan, a leading Turkey-based designer and supplier of sonar....

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JFD launches first dual mode bite mouthpiece that significantly enhances diver safety

12 September 2019   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 major safety upgrade to its Stealth rebreathers range that will significantly....

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Heading JFD successfully delivers world’s first 500m rated saturation diving products

02 September 2019   JFD, the world leading underwater capability provider serving the commercial and defence diving markets and part of James Fisher and Sons plc, has successfully delivered the world’s first saturation diving products rated to a depth of 500m.....

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JFD Acquires Closed Bell Diving System to Re-establish Leading Global Saturation Diving Training Capability

29 August 2019   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 that it has acquired the closed bell saturation diving system and associated....

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JFD to re-establish leading global saturation diving training capability

26 August 2019   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 that it has acquired the closed bell saturation diving system and associated....

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JFD acquires Ortega Submersibles to further enhance its advanced swimmer delivery vehicle offering

21 August 2019   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 its acquisition of all the assets, IP and designs rights of Ortega....

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JFD Partnership to provide Pressurised Submarine Escape Training in World’s Deepest Pool

19 August 2019   JFD, the world-leading underwater capability provider serving the commercial and defence diving markets and part of James Fisher and Sons plc, has formed a strategic partnership with Y-40, owner and operator of the world’s deepest pool (42.15m),....

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JFD successfully completes critical subsea mating exercises for the second DSRV delivered to the Indian Navy

09 May 2019   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 critical subsea mating exercises, marking a key milestone in the sea acceptance....

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JFD launches first flexible rebreather capability for military combat divers

30 January 2019   JFD, the world-leading underwater capability provider serving the commercial and defence diving markets and part of James Fisher and Sons plc, has announced the launch of its Shadow/B defence rebreather, providing the market with a back-mounted rebreather....

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JFD wins multi-million pound contract to supply advanced submarine rescue vehicle to the Republic of Korea Navy

25 January 2019   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 multi-million pound contract for the design and build of an advanced....

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JFD and the Royal Australian Navy successfully complete landmark submarine rescue exercise

05 December 2018   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 the "Black Carillon” 2018 submarine rescue exercise with the Royal Australian Navy (RAN), further demonstrating its commitment to driving the highest standards in submarine rescue safety..

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JFD Shortlisted as finalist at HSBC Scottish Export Awards 2018

21 March 2018   JFD, the world leading underwater capability provider serving the commercial and defence markets and part of James Fisher and Sons plc, is delighted to announce that they have been shortlisted for the second year running within the....

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JFD providing vital submarine rescue expertise to the Indian Navy through training on its advanced rescue systems

21 December 2017   JFD, the world leading underwater capability provider serving the commercial and defence markets and part of James Fisher and Sons plc, has commenced a training programme for a team of 72 Indian Navy personnel on its new....

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JFD submarine rescue skills put to the test

06 December 2017   JFD, the world leading underwater capability provider serving the commercial and defence markets and part of James Fisher and Sons plc, has demonstrated why it is a global leader in submarine rescue after two weeks of intensive....

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