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Argentine minister off on European tour to buy new submarine

Friday, July 8th 2022 - 09:05 UTC
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Argentina's Defense Minister Jorge Taiana and a team of top-ranking Navy officers are on a trip to Europe to hold talks with several shipyards for the purchase of a new submarine to replace the ARA San Juan, it was reported. Read full article


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  • Pugol-H

    ‘The Defense Ministry intends to give a signal to both the Argentine military as well as to countries regarding the South Atlantic as a strategic space’.

    This constitutes a unilateral and illegitimate action by Argentina, not compatible with Resolution 31/49 from the UN General Assembly, calling both on Argentina and UK to abstain from adopting decisions which mean the introduction of unilateral modifications of the situation.

    Argentina cannot complain about future British military deployments in the region.

    The French are suddenly looking for Sub orders, probably do a good deal at least when you sign the contract, after that the price will skyrocket.

    Jul 08th, 2022 - 04:01 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Cynic

    Batakis: ”The right to travel (abroad) collides with the right to create jobs,“ she argued. ”Dollars are scarce and have to be made available to expand the productive matrix. When purchases are made abroad we are damaging the future of all Argentines,“ she added.

    Mercopress: Argentine minister off on European tour to buy new submarine.

    Jul 08th, 2022 - 05:22 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Dirk Dikkler

    What is a “sean mine” ? can it launch any type of sean or only one specific sean ? I can imagine dozens of cloned sean beans being shot threw the torpedo tubes bobbing around the Falklands Sea.

    Jul 09th, 2022 - 11:29 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • imoyaro

    A financial crisis, and all they can think of is buying another marine mausoleum for sailors?

    Jul 09th, 2022 - 10:40 pm - Link - Report abuse 0

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