The new SubSea Craft Diver Delivery Unit (DDU)

During DSEI 2015 which took place in London from 15-18 September, UK based engineering company SubSea Craft unveiled a revolutionary new submersible called the Diver Delivery Unit (DDU). The DDU is modular and offers mission-specific capability on and under the surface. It is scalable and reconfigurable for a variety of roles. The DDU features a unique catamaran design and can deploy up to 8 special forces operators including the crew of two.

Of course, it seems about 2-3 times too wide for U.S. Navy submarine dry deck shelters, but could have some use from surface ships with well decks such as LSDs, LPDs, LHDs etc. Or maybe Independence-class tri-hulled LCS platforms(?)

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One response to “The new SubSea Craft Diver Delivery Unit (DDU)”

  1. fotophil@verizon.net says :

     Chris – Go to cdsg.org for a photo of a 6" coastal artillery piece being manned by a re-enactor.Go to cdge.org/old and scroll down to my picture showing the 400th anniversary of Henry Huds

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