Navy of Argentina made for the drone to help in the search of the submarine

© AP Photo / Uncredited Submarine San Juan Navy of ArgentinaNavy of Argentina made for the drone to help in the search of the submarine© AP Photo / Uncredited

Russian and American equipment allows one to search for a missing Argentine submarine «San Juan» to a depth of six thousand meters, but the rescue work can be practiced only at a depth of not more than 600 meters, said the representative of the Navy of Argentina Enrique Balbi.

«That night, the operation will join the Russian «Antonov», which will bring electrobalance searchable on depth to six thousand metres, but not salvation. As for saving, it is possible at depths up to 600 meters using submersible ship from USA», — quotes the words Balbi channel Todo Noticias.

At the same depth in the search area in the area of hydraulic anomalies that can be associated with a missing submarine, Balbi defined in the range from hundred meters to kilometers.

The night before the Russian transport aircraft an-124 landed in the Argentine city of Comodoro Rivadavia. It is assumed that from there it will head to Ushuaia. On Board are operators of the remotely operated underwater vehicle «Pantera plus», the divers-glubokovodnye and a diving doctor. The group is headed by the head of Institute of rescue and undersea technologies for Military training and research center of the Navy Sergey Bashmakov.

After a few days in Argentina will arrive the Russian Oceanographic research vessel «Yantar».

The submarine «San Juan» has ceased to leave on communication November 15, when going from the naval base Ushuaia to Mar del Plata. At the time of the last communication with the crew was informed about the accident. On Board were 44 people, including the first ever Argentinean woman-submariner Eliana Maria Krawczyk.