jim suit

RECOGNISE THIS MAN?

James Bond diver with JIM 4

And why on earth would you? Well, it’s more than likely you’ve seen him before, perhaps several times

TRIALS & ERRORS

The creators of the JIM ADS

Some very early pictures of the key people involved in the design and development of the JIM suit

MEANINGFUL NAMES

A row of numbered JIM suits

The numbering of successive JIMs, a pretty straightforward task you’d think, correct? Think again

THE MAKING OF JIM

JIM and other ADS manufacture

A look at the various skills and materials that went into the production of Atmospheric Diving Suits at UMEL

FACTS & FIGURES

Facts and Figures about JIM

A few of the more obscure technical details about the JIM suit which you didn’t know about, or maybe you did

HYPOTHERMIA TRIALS

Swanmoor Trials Area

What did we and the submersible industry learn from our JIM trials on hypothermia and hyperthermia?

A VIRTUAL SCENARIO

JIM suspended

‘A story of survival at 1500 ft’. This is a positive tale showing how JIM might be used to save a life if the worst happens

COMING SOON

JIM's more memorable adventures

So what exactly did JIM get up to? Here are some snippets from JIM’s more memorable adventures

RNPL & DTU

JIM and diver shaking hands underwater

JIM meets diver. From Peel Cottage to Fort Road; an overview of RNPL and its contribution to the diving industry