The destroyer Sarandi discovered a new object that will be examined by the vessel Malvinas Islands, on board of which is the Russian remote-controlled device Panther Plus,says the release of the Argentine Navy.
It is also reported that "the research vessel of the Russian Navy" Yantar "sailed from Montevideo to Uruguay on Saturday and is heading for the search zone of the submarine." It is expected that the crew of the vessel again begin the search on Monday.
Earlier it was reported that Yantar was in Montevideo to resupply in order to return to the San Juan search zone again.
Recall, diesel-electric submarines "San Juan" stopped communicating on November 15 communication at the transition from the naval base of Ushuaia to Mar del Plata. On board were 44 man. Representatives of the Navy reported a single explosion, which may be associated with the disappearance of the submarine.
Russia joined the search in late November. The Panther Plus complex is designed to locate and survey emergency and sunken objects at a depth of one kilometer. The research vessel "Yantar" is also equipped with deep-sea apparatuses, which allow to conduct searches at a depth of six kilometers.