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Argentines Search for Missing Submarine ARA San Juan

ARA San Juan, an Argentine Navy diesel-electric submarine, was on a routine mission when it went silent on Wednesday. Communications ended while the submarine was en route,with a crew of 44, from Ushuaia naval base, near the southern tip of South America, … Continue reading

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The Squid Wars and Outlaw Fleets in the Argentine Waters Off the Falkland Ilsands

The ongoing dispute over the Falkland/Malvinas Islands and adjoining waters, has created an opportunity for an outlaw fleet of industrial fishing trawlers to fish, and over-fish, the rich stocks of squid in Argentine waters near the islands. Illegal fishing is estimated to be … Continue reading

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Argentine Nuclear Sub Under Construction – Threat to the Falklands?

There is open speculation that the expansion of the Argentine Navy lead by the construction of its first nuclear submarine could prove a threat to Britain’s ability to defend and hold the Falkland Islands. Argentina developing nuclear-powered submarine Argentina has … Continue reading

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