International search for submarine

World November 18, 2017 17:12

buenos aires - Argentina is assisted in the search for the submarine ARA San Juan by, among others, Great Britain and the United States. The British search with a ship for the submarine, with which no contact has been since Wednesday. The Americans participate in the search with two naval vessels.

Argentina itself with ten warships and several planes to the ARA San Juan, according to a spokesman for the Argentine navy. Chile, Uruguay and South Africa have also offered help.

The last known location of the ship was 432 kilometers from the coast of Patagonia in the Gulf of San Jorge. The sea is about 350 meters deep there. Because there is no communication, the navy suspects that there is a problem with the electricity supply. In that case, the submarine must come to the surface, 'therefore visual and radar detection is important. '

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