What is a submarine escape training tower??
A Submarine Escape Training Tower is a facility used for training submariners in methods of emergency escape from a disabled submarine underwater. It is a deep tank filled with water with at least one underwater entrance at depth simulating an airlock in a submarine.
What is the submarine training facility??
The creation of the Submarine Escape, Recovery and Survivability ( SMERAS) has already placed the Submarine Service at the leading-edge of escape training and the creation of the Submarine Training Facility will place us at the forefront of all submarine training. The new building is starting to take shape as steel frames were put into place.
Does the German Navy have a submarine escape training pool??
The German Navy operates a 36-metre-deep escape training pool, built in 1977, at Einsatzausbildungszentrum Schadensabwehr Marine (Damage Control Training Centre) in Neustadt in Holstein. Since 2013 there is a submarine escape training tank situated next to non-profit swimming pool "Het Heersdiep" in Den Helder, The Netherlands.
What is a submarine escape inspection??
Conducted by JFD’s shorebased personnel with extensive submarine operating experience and specific additional qualifications in escape training, the Inspection is a fully-independent assessment of the escape compartments and escape towers including all fixed and consumable items; 1st and 2nd Reaction SUBSUNK Stores will also be inspected if held.