The snorkel mast ensures fresh air admission from the outside when snorkelling.
The snorkel mast allows the functionning of diesel-generators and the renewal of the onboard atmosphere at periscope depth
DCNS’ snorkel mast ensures pressure hull integrity, which makes it operational immediately after hoisting.
- Pressure resistant, watertight when submerged, hence reliability, quick and easy use
– Redundant safety devices (head seal, head valve, inner cupola) ensuring pressure hull integrity
About 70 snorkel masts for 9 different client Navies in the past 50 years:
Brazil, Chile, France, India, Malaysia, Pakistan, Portugal, South Africa, Spain