Argentine parliamentarians are reportedly investigating two German firms over the replacement of batteries on the missing submarine ARA San Juan, alleging bribes were paid to secure contracts and inferior products used. The German Interior...Show More Summary
The search for a missing Argentine submarine will continue, officials say, but there is no longer any hope of finding survivors. Argentine Navy spokesman Enrique Balbi said Thursday that the search for the ARA San Juan is no longer a rescue mission, the BBC reports. He said in the "new...
The international effort to find a missing Argentinian submarine has come up empty after scouring more than two-thirds of the search area, the navy spokesman said Wednesday. The final contact with the ARA San Juan, which had 44 crew members aboard, was on November 15. Show More Summary
Argentine submarine ARA San Juan has disappeared while on routine patrol and was last heard from on 15th November. After reporting […]
In their last message, the crew of a missing Argentine submarine reported an electrical short-circuit caused by seawater which had started a fire, a TV channel reported Monday. The final contact with the ARA San Juan, which has 44 crew members on board, was on November 15. Show More Summary
The last communication from the missing Argentine submarine ARA San Juan revealed a leak of sea water had caused a short circuit and “the beginnings of a fire” in the batteries, according to a copy of the message published by Argentine television. Show More Summary
A US undersea rescue vehicle has arrived at the spot where an Argentine submarine vanished on Nov. 15, but with little hope of finding its 44 crew members alive. Shortly before it disappeared, the ARA San Juan reported water had entered the sub through a snorkel and reached a battery...
The last message from the ARA San Juan spoke about the "beginning of a fire" in the battery area.
By Hugh Bronstein BUENOS AIRES, Nov 27 (Reuters) – Water entered the snorkel of the Argentine submarine ARA San Juan, causing its battery to short-circuit before it went missing on Nov. 15, a navy spokesman said on Monday as hope dwindled among some families of the 44-member crew. Show More Summary
BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - Water entered the snorkel of the Argentine submarine ARA San Juan, causing its battery to short-circuit before it went missing on Nov. 15, a navy spokesman said on Monday as hope dwindled among some families of the 44-member crew.
GMA reports that the 44-man crew of the Argentine submarine, ARA San Juan, is feared to be lost. The news came as Argentine naval officials said that a sound detected during the desperate search for the sub, which vanished last week in the southern Atlantic Ocean, was consistent with an explosion. The vessel was last […]
More than 30 aircraft and ships from Argentina, Britain, Brazil, the United States, Chile and other countries are participating in the effort to find the ARA San Juan submarine, which disappeared on Nov. 15 with 44 crew members on board. Show More Summary
Argentina’s Navy faces multiple investigations over the disappearance of the submarine ARA San Juan and the possible dismissal of its entire top brass, amid a swelling controversy over the accident and search efforts. A day after the...Show More Summary
Based on the available facts, the experts suggest there was a battery ignition in the sub, which the crew failed or could not cope with.
As search teams were continuing to search for the missing ARA San Juan submarine Thursday, a Vienna-based organization announced that its scientists had detected an “unusual signal” underwater in the proximity of the area where it had gone missing days earlier. Show More Summary
Search and rescue teams hunting for a missing Argentinian submarine will return to a previously searched area after officials said a noise made in the South Atlantic a week ago could offer a clue to the vessel's location. Dozens of planes...Show More Summary
The ARA San Juan went missing on November 15th. Provided it didn’t sink below its crush depth, and without being able to surface and employ her snorkel, it had seven days of oxygen reserves. Those reserves would have been exhausted yesterday and it appears that the Argentinian Navy has come to the conclusion that the […]
The search for the Argentine submarine ARA San Juan reached a “critical" point on Wednesday amid fears the 44 crew members could be on their last day of oxygen, as the country’s navy said they had found “no trace” of the missing vessel. Show More Summary
The search for a missing Argentine submarine with a crew of 44 has entered a “critical phase”, authorities have said, as the seven-day oxygen supply was due to run out today. The ARA San Juan went missing on 15 November while it wasShow More Summary
A sound detected in the search for a missing submarine carrying 44 people is “consistent with an explosion”, Argentine officials have said. The abnormal sound was detected in the South Atlantic ocean around the time the Argentine navy submarine sent its last communication last week. Show More Summary