The Argentine Navy icebreaker ARA Almirante Irízar stopped in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean this week, en route to this summer's Antarctic campaign, at the site where the doomed submarine ARA San Juan was found off Comodoro Rivadavia in 2018, paying tribute to the crew and demanding justice from the ongoing investigation into the unit's 2017 sinking.
Argentine Lawyer Luis Tagliapietra, whose son Alejandro was one of the 44 crew members of the ARA San Juan (S-42) submarine that went down on Nov. 15, 2017, in the Atlantic Ocean, said Wednesday that he hoped there was a change of attitude because we need to know the truth as to the causes of the wreckage.
The Argentine Navy plans to purchase two unmanned underwater vehicles (UUVs) for hydrographic and minehunting missions for € 450,000, in addition to new traditional units for its submarine command, it was reported.
A Buenos Aires Federal Court Friday dismissed all charges against former President Mauricio Macri for allegedly spying on the relatives of the crew members of the ARA San Juan submarine killed when the vessel sank in the South Atlantic.
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.
Relatives of the Argentine Navy's ARA San Juan's crew have voiced their anger at the opposition Juntos por el Cambio (JxC) lawmakers not endorsing a bill to protect the area where the remains of the submarine were found.
Former Argentine President Mauricio Macri has been charged with espionage against the relatives of the doomed ARA San Juan submarine. Upon deciding the measure, Federal Judge Martín Bava Wednesday ruled the former head of state be banned from leaving the country.
Former Argentine President Mauricio Macri has been summoned to appear on Oct. 7 before the Courts in a case of alleged espionage against relatives of the Navy's ARA San Juan submarine crew.
After Argentine President, Alberto Fernández appointed Daniel Filmus as Science Minister, the position of Malvinas Islands Secretary had been vacant until Foreign Minister Santiago Cafiero announced Friday he had chosen former Mendoza National Deputy Guillermo Carmona for the job.
The Indonesian Navy Wednesday reported the disappearance of the KRI Nanggala-402 submarine somewhere north of the island of Bali with 53 crew members on board and has asked Australia and Singapore for help to locate it.