Cobham to introduce new maritime safety system at OTC

Cobham Life Support will be introducing its new maritime safety system, Survivor+ at OTC 2014, May 5-8 in Houston, Texas.

The Survivor+ Personal Overboard Survival System, a new class of ‘wearable’ PFD, uniquely incorporates both a SOLAS approved inflatable life jacket and a personal life raft into a single system worn as a compact vest for maximum readiness and survivability.

“Survivor+ is designed to address key factors during vessel or platform evacuation and Man Overboard scenarios where death through drowning or hypothermia is all too common,” comments  Don Blackman, Engineering Research Manager, Cobham Life Support. “Freezing sea and air temperatures, disorientation, panic, and high sea states can overcome a victim quickly even when wearing a traditional life jacket or immersion suit. With Survivor+, victims can get out of the water and into the safety of their own automatically deployed life raft quickly and easily, staying protected from the elements until they are rescued. Protecting the lives of offshore workers is of paramount importance, so Cobham is looking forward to showing offshore service companies and vessel owners the innovative and unique Survivor+ when we launch it at OTC.”

Survivor +

Cobham Life Support, part of Cobham plc’s Cobham Mission Systems division is an established safety systems market leader in the defense sector, acting as a single source supplier to government organizations. The company’s experience in developing person mounted safety devices for pilots and naval deck crews has been instrumental in the development of Survivor+, an innovative solution that can initiate a step-change in the offshore and maritime sector’s approach to personal safety. The Survivor+ concept is based on survival gear developed by Cobham that has been in use by the military for over 20 years.

 

Press Release, March 26, 2014

 

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