JFD additional strengthens their relationship with the Republic of Korea Navy (RoKN), with a contract to produce components for his or her Deep Search and Rescue Car, DSAR-5, which is able to bear a midlife refit this 12 months. This 12 months, DSAR-5 is because of bear an Overhaul Inspection and Main Upkeep Interval, and in help, JFD has been contracted by AMC Co., Ltd. and DSY Co., Ltd. to produce a variety {of electrical} and mechanical spare components to maintain the system into the long run. JFD and the RoKN signed a contract for DSAR-5 in 2006, which entered into service in 2008 and has since been working in Korea. JFD has been privileged to ship the RoKN with components, techniques and companies throughout this time. As well as, JFD signed a contract with the RoKN in 2018, to ship a brand new Third Era DSRV (Deep Search and Rescue Car), which is because of start sea trials later this 12 months on the Korean ASR-II Submarine Rescue Ship.

Danny Grey, Operations Director, JFD mentioned, “It’s thrilling to have reached the purpose the place we will begin sea trials this 12 months for the RoKN and our Third Era submarine rescue system. JFD is on the forefront of submarine escape and rescue options that enhance security and protect life within the occasion of an emergency. We proceed to set new benchmarks and requirements, and this steady growth is just not solely our pedigree however how we ship long-term worth to all of our prospects.”


Alistair Wilson, Technique, Gross sales & Advertising and marketing Director, JFD mentioned, “We’re delighted to proceed to supply in-service help to the RoKN, making certain our submarine rescue techniques are maintained to the very best security stage. JFD’s deep search and rescue (DSAR) submarine rescue automobiles are designed and constructed with over 30 years of submarine rescue operational expertise. We’re proud to have the ability to supply our prospects with components, techniques and companies comparable to coaching, alongside our modern submarine escape and rescue options.”

The Third Era Submarine Rescue System focuses on environment friendly design and optimising Time to First Rescue. The DSRV has been designed to maximise battery capability and operational endurance, whereas making certain minimal time is spent recharging the car’s batteries so the DSRV might be shortly deployed within the occasion of an incident. JFD is a longtime supplier to 80 international locations and 33 navies worldwide, in addition to offering the NATO Submarine Rescue System. JFD at present helps a number of submarine rescue techniques in service all over the world, and delivers complete submarine rescue workout routines, such because the annual Black Carillion train with the Royal Australian Navy.