The Russian machine is 15 times immersed in the search of the submarine «San Juan»

© Photo : Ruben PalomequeПогрузка apparatus Panther Plus in ArgentinaThe Russian machine is 15 times immersed in the search of the submarine «San Juan»© Photo : Ruben Palomeque

Russian experts made 15 dives to a depth of 1,050 meters remotely operated underwater vehicle (TNLA) «Panther plus» in the search for the missing submarine «San Juan», reports the newspaper «Red star» – the official organ of the Ministry of defense.

Earlier, the Russian defense Ministry sent to Argentina a group of specialists of the Russian Navy, are equipped with a remote-controlled underwater vehicle «Panther Plus» searches for submarines. Prospecting began and Oceanographic research ship of the Russian Navy, «Yantar». On Board — modern deep sea submersibles that allow you to search for submarines at great depths, as well as technical means, allowing to detect under water objects on the ground.

«At the present time made 15 dives of the remotely operated underwater vehicle «Panther plus» in depth from 135 to 1050 meters», — stated in the article.

Submarine of the Navy of Argentina «San Juan» has ceased to leave on communication, November 15 at the transition from the naval base Ushuaia to Mar del Plata. At the time of last communication with submarines reported the accident. On Board were 44 people, including the first ever Argentinean woman-submariner Eliana Maria Krawczyk. Representatives of the Navy reported a single explosion, which can be associated with the disappearance of the «San Juan».

15 days after the disappearance of the submarine of naval forces of Argentina said that the operation to rescue 44 crew members of the submarine «San Juan» is terminated, but will continue the search for the submarine.