19 December 2023

DRASS had the pleasure of welcoming an OCCAR (Organisation for Joint Armament Co-operation) delegation: Rear Admiral Cannarozzo, accompanied by Commander Migliore and Commander Stocco. OCCAR, a European intergovernmental organisation, for collaborative armament programs management. During the tour of DRASS production facilities, latest cutting-edge technologies in the fields of deep diving,...

Vizita la Drass Romania
20 July 2023

EN The highest-ranking delegation of the Romanian Navy lead by Chief of the Romanian Navy, Vice Admiral, Mihai Panait, visited DRASS Romania for a tour of our production facilities currently fully occupied with an ongoing production line for the defence industry. We had the pleasure to present DRASS defence range...

Titan’s pressure hull:
Considerations and potential causes of failure
27 June 2023

Author: Alessandro Garzelli, DRASS Defence Design Mechanical Coordinator Why the pressure hull is key in the design of manned underwater equipment In the design of a manned subsea vehicle, there are many factors to be considered. The most significant factors include its life support system and gas analysis, propulsion navigation,...

The Titan Submersible. Free Diving at Depth Over the Titanic Wreck: A Calculated Risk?
20 June 2023

In the world of subsea experts there is both unrest and concern about what could have actually happened to Titan, the missing OceanGate submersible. Speculation is mounting. So, what is the rationale behind a subsea operation of this kind and were the relevant challenges properly assessed? Indeed, there is little...

DRASS Christmas Dinners 2022
22 December 2022

DRASS Group is happy to share some pictures from our company Christmas dinners in Italy and Romania. During the evening, all our staff spent a wonderful time together, with great food and wine, great music, and of course excellent company! Happy Holidays and best wishes from everyone at DRASS!

The National Subsea Hub is Born
22 December 2022

Here are all the details By Gabriele Carrer | 21/12/2022 - Difesa Archivi - An allocation of 2 million euros per year is budgeted for a national centre of excellence for research and innovation in the subsea domain. It will be established in La Spezia under the supervision and...

Undersecretary of State to the Ministry of Defence visits DRASS
5 December 2022

DRASS had the pleasure of welcoming the Italian Undersecretary of State to the Ministry of Defence, Honorable Matteo Perego di Cremnago. During the visit that included a tour of production facilities, DRASS’ latest generation technologies in diving and defence were presented. DRASS Group once again extends thanks for this special...

Orchestral event for the 30-years diplomatic relations between Italy and Azerbaijan
30 November 2022

DRASS was the main sponsor of a special orchestral event held at the Azerbaijan State Academic Philarmonic Hall the 26 November, in Baku. This occasion celebrates the 30-year alliance of diplomatic relations between Italy and Azerbeijan. World renowned Italian pianist Roberta Pandolfi performed Sergei Prokofiev’s stunning Piano Concerto No. 5...

State-of-the-art Deep Diving Simulator System at Constanta Military Diving Center
30 November 2022

The inauguration ceremony of DRASS’ latest diving simulator system installation at Constanta Military Diving Center for the training of Romanian Special Ops Forces took place on 18 November 2022. To celebrate this important event, the highest Romanian military authorities, DRASS representatives and the national media were present. From initial design...

DRASS at XIII Regional Seapower Symposium in Venice
27 October 2022

DRASS delegation with the Italian Undersecretary of State for Defence, Senator Stefania Pucciarelli DRASS was honoured to attend the 13th edition of the “Trans-Regional Seapower Symposium”. Organized by the Italian Navy, this international marine forum hosted more than 50 Navies and international organizations in the beautiful setting of the Venice...