With the missing diesel submarine San Juan was attempting telephone contact with the marine stronghold. About this reports Deutsche Welle.
According to the press service of the Ministry of defence of Argentina, the attempt to establish a telephone connection, which he registered via the satellite, lasted for about seven seconds.
The experts clarify that the ability to communicate effectively excluded.
“However, such signals may indicate that the boat could float,” – said the representative of the Argentine Navy captain Enrique Balbi.
At the moment, experts are trying to establish the place where the messages are sent.
Involved in the rescue mission 10 Argentine military ships, the polar ship from the UK, as well as three American aircraft. The help was offered also in Brazil, Chile, Uruguay and South Africa.
Communication with the submarine, built at the shipyards in Germany, went missing on November 15 in the Atlantic ocean during its transition from the naval base of Ushuaia in the South to home in Mar del Plata, 400 km South from Buenos Aires.
On 17 November it was reported that on Board there were 44 persons.