Navy rescue team joins search for missing Argentine submarine

Distress calls bring hope to search for missing Argentina sub

In this picture released by Argentina's presidential press office, Navy base Chief Gabriel Martin Gonzalez, right, talks to Argentina's President Mauricio Macri over a map at the Navel base in Mar del Plata, Argentina, Monday, Nov. 20, 2017.

The Argentine Navy continues to coordinate with global allies in the search for its submarine, a media report said.

United States satellite company Iridium had earlier said that the submarine carried one of its satellite phones on board.

SOUTHCOM directed the deployment of the P-8A aircraft, underwater rescue teams and personnel to assist Argentina as support, the country request for global assistance to locate the missing submarine and crew.

After he reported the sub had experienced a "short circuit", he was told to "change course and return to Mar del Plata", said Galeazzi.

The calls that were detected "did not correspond to the satellite phone of the submarine San Juan", he said on Monday, adding that the craft had oxygen for seven days.

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A Navy P-8A Poseidon multi-mission maritime aircraft and a NASA P-3 research aircraft are already in Argentina assisting ongoing search efforts near the submarine's last known location. "I also pray for the men of the crew of the Argentinian military submarine which is missing", the pontiff said.

Along with this, looking for submarine search planes, a ship and several types of equipment from the American side, Brazil and the United Kingdom, and most of Argentina. He said similar conditions were expected for the next two days.

Among the 44 crew members is Argentina's first female submarine officer, 35-year-old Eliana Krawczyk.

A search of 80 percent of the area initially targeted for the operation turned up no sign of the vessel on the ocean surface, he said, but the crew should have ample supplies of food and oxygen. Her father, Eduardo Krawczyk, said: "We are extremely anxious, with little news, waiting for information".

Argentine-born Pope Francis mentioned the missing vessel in his Sunday noon prayer.

The dramatic search has captivated the nation of 44 million, which recently mourned the loss of five citizens killed when a truck driver ploughed through a bicycle path in New York City. Previously, the modern diesel-electric sub, built in 1983 and put into service in 1985, went through a mid-life overhaul, completed in 2013.

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