17 November 2023

Once again, this year DRASS had the pleasure of hosting a delegation of Defence and Naval Attachés assigned in Italy. With the support of the Italian Navy these diplomatic representatives from various countries toured DRASS production facilities and were acquainted with the company’s state-of-the-art technologies and rich century-long history behind...

Framework agreement for technological collaboration between DRASS and ELESIA
9 November 2023

Technological challenges in the underwater sector require initiative, vision and coordination. DRASS and ELESIA join forces to develop solutions which enhance ELESIA’s advanced technology in composite materials in support of DRASS’ specialized content in the underwater domain. The synergy ranges from command-and-control systems, to the creation of hydrodynamic underwater profiles,...

DRASS/SAIPEM deployable submarine rescue system (SAVER) aligns with latest RINA classification for underwater units
31 October 2023

EN RINA classification society and DRASS collaboration continues for the certification of the DRASS system commissioned by the Italian Navy relating to the SDO-SuRS (Special & Diving Operations-Submarine Rescue Ship) project. One of the main objectives achieved in this period is RINA approval of the entire deployable SDO-SuRS system design...

26 October 2023

DRASS had the pleasure of welcoming Rear Admiral Marco Tomassetti, Head of Navy General Staff’s Surface Capability Development Department, accompanied by Captain Stefano Donno. On a tour of the various testing and production facilities, guests were introduced to DRASS’ latest generation technologies fresh off the production line. DRASS’ century-rich tradition...

Greetings from Drass Romania Teambuilding 2023
20 October 2023

Again this year we had the opportunity to spend some time together outside the office, so we organized a teambuilding weekend outside Timisoara. To get the most out of the experience, we had specialized trainers in teambuilding activities. We had a great deal of fun during the games but, most...

19 October 2023

DRASS Sports Scholarship is an important annual event promoted by DRASS for the Don Bosco basketball boys’ team. This year, for its nineth edition, DRASS was proud to award scholarships to five of the most outstanding achievers: Under 13 Silver: Tommaso Di Falco Under 14 Elite: Luca Rimo Under 15...

Korean Navy’s DRASS diving system on board ASR-II ship – Commissioning completed & KR classification certificate issued
16 October 2023

Commissioning is now completed on the advanced diving system of new submarine rescue ship ASR-II. This DRASS contract awarded by the Korean Navy in 2018 included the design, manufacture and installation of this state-of-the-art deep diving system and was implemented in cooperation with local partner Dongil Shipyard. The 120m long...

National Defence Minister Angel Tîlvăr visits DRASS Romania
3 October 2023

EN National Defence Minister Angel Tîlvăr visits DRASS Romania DRASS Romania hosted a parliamentary delegation on Friday welcoming Minister of National Defence Angel Tîlvăr and the MapN delegation that included Deputy Chief of the Defence Staff Gl. Lt. Gheorghiță Vlad, Deputy for Resources to the Army Chief of Staff Gl....

Zero Environmental Footprint Project
25 September 2023

We are thrilled to announce that with the completion of our solar panel power plant with grid injection, DRASS Romania is now generating and consuming 100% renewable electricity and injecting the surplus back into the national grid. Specially designed also for lower operating temperatures, the installations come with a 25-year...

DRASS at Defence Commission in Rome
21 September 2023

Sergio Cappelletti of DRASS was invited back to a second hearing at the Italian Parliament in Rome by the Parliamentary Defence Commission. Chaired by President of the Defence Commission, Honourable Antonino Minardo, DRASS capabilities for national defence in light of current and future requirements were presented.