To make this website work, we log user data. By using Shephard's online services, you agree to our Privacy Policy, including cookie policy.

×
Open menu Search

Support sought for SOF dive shelters

28th January 2017 - 12:00 GMT | by Scott Gourley in Las Vegas, Nevada

RSS

The US Navy is preparing to issue a request for proposals (RfP) to cover technical services for its inventory of Dry Deck Shelters (DDS). 

The US currently has an inventory of six DDS, which are floodable pressure vessels carried on the deck of a host submarine. The shelters are typically used to launch and recover a SEAL Delivery Vehicle or to conduct mass swimmer lock-out/lock-in operations to support various special operations forces (SOF) missions.

Current projected services lives for the US Navy’s DDS systems ranges from 2042 to 2051.

In a special notice issued on 26 January 2017, the government

Already have an account? Log in

Want to keep reading this article?

Read this Article

Get access to this article with a Free Basic Account

  • Original curated content, daily across air, land and naval domains
  • 1 free story per week
  • Personalised news alerts
  • Daily and weekly newsletters
  • Free magazine subscription to all our titles
  • Downloadable equipment data handbooks
  • Distribution rights (Corporate only)
Create account

Unlimited Access

Access to all our premium news as a Premium News 365 Member. Corporate subscriptions available.

  • Original curated content, daily across air, land and naval domains
  • 14-day free trial (cancel at any time)
  • Unlimited access to all published premium news
  • 10-year news archive access
  • Downloadable equipment data handbooks
  • Distribution rights (Corporate only)
Start your free trial

Share to

Linkedin