Recently I spoke with John Clarke, on our conversation he mentioned that the NAVY is working on a CCR that could be used with umbilical as a backup; so if you still pondering about it, below are public-videos explaining the concept
John R. Clarke, Ph.D. (born November 20, 1945) is an American scientist, private pilot and author. He served as Scientific Director at the United States Navy Experimental Diving Unit (NEDU). Clarke is recognized as a leading authority on rebreather engineering. He has an extensive academic career in biological and physiological sciences.
Below you’ll find some pictures took by Doug Elsey that were commissioned by Cochran during the 2011 deep expedition and a few iconic advertisement form Cochran throughout time in Sport Diver Magazine.
Honouring Mike’s work.
NAVY and Mike:
One of the leader in dive industry has closed the door. It is sad moment, because much of the investigations, conversations and technologies that was furge during decades aren’t available anymore. As tribute I’m going to publish a series of articles that reflects decades of investigations and advancement and development.