Argentina considers proposals from five companies to continue the search of the submarine San Juan

BUENOS AIRES, January 15. /TASS/. The Argentine government is considering a proposal by five private companies to hire their experts to continue the search of the submarine San Juan. This was announced on Monday the official representative of the Navy of the South American Republic Enrique Balbi.

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“To date, the timing of completion of foreign assistance have not been made, but in any case we have already contacted five companies, which can replace foreign aid, and currently we estimate the budget that may be required for this” – he said at a press conference.

Balbi also once again stressed that the search operation which is conducted by the Navy of Argentina, the “no deadlines”.

Diesel-electric submarine San Juan, on Board of which at the time of its release from the Argentine port of Ushuaia were 44 members of the crew stopped communicating 15 November last year . November 30, the Navy announced the termination of the operation to rescue the crew, but the submarine continued.

Currently, the Navy Argentina in search of helping the Russian Oceanographic vessel “amber” and specialists of the Russian Navy, which carry out underwater inspection discovered in the area of operation of the objects using remotely operated vehicle “Pantera plus”.

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