In the Pacific fleet are ready to help save a missing Argentine submarine

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The ship of Pacific fleet «Igor Belousov» is on constant alert and in the proper order will connect to the rescue of a missing submarine of the Navy of Argentina «San Juan», told RIA Novosti in the management of search and rescue Toph.

The submarine «San Juan» Argentine Navy stopped communicating 15 November on the way from the port of Ushuaia in the city of Mar del Plata. Aboard were 44 members of the crew, she had enough oxygen for six days. Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday suggested his colleague Mauricio Macri assistance in the operation to search and rescue submarine. Former commander of the Baltic fleet (2001-2006) Admiral Vladimir Valuev said that in the rescue of the submarine, it is advisable to use a Oceanographic ship of the Pacific fleet «Igor Belousov» with deep-water apparatus «Bester-1».

«If such a task is delivered, the crew of the ship it will undoubtedly perform. «Igor Belousov» is on constant alert, it is necessary set equipment, new diving deep-water complex deep-water inhabited apparatus — there is all necessary», — said the source.

However, as noted by the expert, the go to the location of the proposed works will take approximately 45 days.

He also recalled that in late October for the first time in the history of the Russian Navy divers rescue ship «Igor Belousov» the pilot made a descent in a diving bell at a depth of 317 meters with access on the ground. Previously, the record was considered a depth of 200 meters.

Rescue ship «Igor Belousov» arrived at the Pacific fleet in 2016. It is equipped with a deep-sea rescue complex GVK-450, which according to the calculations allows divers to dive to a depth of 450 meters and to raise seamen with «emergency submarines» on the surface, providing decompression in pressure chambers simultaneously 60 submariners.In the Pacific fleet are ready to help save a missing Argentine submarine© RIA Novosti, Integratiebeleid in fotoracconti and tasks of the Pacific fleet