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Montevideo, September 24th 2018 - 12:23 UTC

Tag: Cartagena Port Spain

  • Friday, July 20th 2018 - 10:11 UTC

    Double miss for a redesigned Spanish submarine

    Newspaper El Pais reports that after the changes, the docks at Cartagena no longer fit the submarine. The cost for each has almost doubled, close to €1bn

    An attempt to deploy a new submarine for Spain's navy has run aground again, after it emerged it cannot fit in its dock, Spanish media report. The S-80 boat was redesigned at great expense after an earlier mistake meant it had problems floating, and it was lengthened to correct the issue.