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Colombia received two German submarines 206A

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Germany supplied the Colombian military department two small diesel submarines of the 206 project built in the first half of the 70's, the blog reports bmpd with reference to the TTU newsletter.


Colombia received two German submarines 206A


Both boats (U-23 and U-24) served earlier in the Bundesmarin and were decommissioned. fleet spring 2011

The contract for their sale was concluded in 2012. The contract value was about $ 140 million. This cost included two more decommissioned submarines U-16 and U-18 (for spare parts), as well as 533-mm torpedoes DM2A4.

Diesel engines U-23 and U-24 were officially handed over to the customer in the same year, but remained in German Kiel for overhaul, which was carried out by ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems.

In November, 2015 sent both repaired submarines to Colombia on a BBC Sapphire transport vessel. They arrived in Cartagena on December 1.

Now the submarines are called Indomable ("Invincible") and Intrepido ("Fearless").

According to the newspaper, Colombia plans to use them, “including to intercept transport submarines and semi-submarines that are used by drug cartels to transport drugs in the Gulf of Urab.”

It is noted that the arrived submarines "will replace two ultra-small Italian-built 1970-s submarines of the SX-506 project, bearing the same name and written off several years ago."







Photos used:
kn-online.de, F. Vornholt, DPA
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  2. Rostovchanin
    Rostovchanin 3 December 2015 16: 13 New
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    They will carry coke !!! laughing laughing laughing
    1. cniza
      cniza 3 December 2015 16: 16 New
      +4
      Quote: Rostovchanin
      They will carry coke !!! laughing laughing laughing



      Look like a pipe belay Maybe they will catch on the contrary.
      1. Rostovchanin
        Rostovchanin 3 December 2015 16: 21 New
        +7
        By the way, drug cartels have very interesting specimens of homemade products, and our engineers were spotted there.
        1. mirag2
          mirag2 3 December 2015 16: 42 New
          +3
          drug cartels there are very interesting instances of homemade
          There is a docfilm: "drug dealer submarines" from 0.12
          and you need to send spies to Colombia-it’s like the technology is not old. And they sold it, presented it easily, because the Bundes already have new boats from VNEU.
    2. avt
      avt 3 December 2015 16: 16 New
      +3
      Quote: Rostovchanin
      They will carry coke !!

      good In, in! laughing ,, I walked around Sagittarius! " laughing
      It is noted that the arrived submarines "will replace two ultra-small Italian-built submarines of the 1970s of the SX-506 project, which bore the same names and decommissioned several years ago"
      it’s already not necessary to fit into the Italian stock. And the pictures are beautiful good .
    3. guzik007
      guzik007 3 December 2015 16: 58 New
      +1
      They will carry coke !!
      ------------------------
      Took off the tongue! I added at a faster pace. :-)
  3. Denis Obukhov
    Denis Obukhov 3 December 2015 16: 14 New
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    There will be something to carry drugs.
  4. bad
    bad 3 December 2015 16: 14 New
    +4
    than the torpedoes will be charged .. cocaine ?? laughing
  5. Teberii
    Teberii 3 December 2015 16: 14 New
    +6
    Colombians are rearming, behind drug cartels.
  6. azesm
    azesm 3 December 2015 16: 15 New
    +5
    will they bring nonsense to them in the States?
  7. Denis Obukhov
    Denis Obukhov 3 December 2015 16: 16 New
    +2
    The situation there is exacerbated by the fact that the local mafia can already handle the submarine itself (often “diving boats” of course), but the detection tools are more difficult than the “watchman saw through the periscope - we press the slippers from it” to build there isn’t enough tevel.)
  8. dchegrinec
    dchegrinec 3 December 2015 16: 16 New
    +2
    What kind of helipads are in front .. there are probably underwater helicopters! Now the Colombian mafia will take off directly from under water with drugs. wassat
  9. mig31
    mig31 3 December 2015 16: 17 New
    +2
    Why Colombia submarines !? especially German obsolete!? so that the CIA and the Department of State do not light up in the transportation and sale of drugs. The usual thing for distraught "exceptional" ....
  10. Tor5
    Tor5 3 December 2015 16: 19 New
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    I wonder how many people the crew?
    1. kote119
      kote119 3 December 2015 16: 30 New
      +1
      twenty two of them 4 officers
    2. kote119
      kote119 3 December 2015 16: 31 New
      -1
      twenty two of them 4 officers
    3. WUA 518
      WUA 518 3 December 2015 16: 38 New
      +3
      Quote: Tor5
      I wonder how many people the crew?

      22 people including 4 officers
      1. SAM 5
        SAM 5 3 December 2015 16: 50 New
        +5
        22 people including 4 officers

        Is she on the upper deck all the way and standing? laughing
      2. Fregate
        Fregate 3 December 2015 17: 05 New
        +2
        Quote: WUA 518
        22 people including 4 officers

        22 merchants of them 4 barons laughing
      3. guzik007
        guzik007 3 December 2015 17: 05 New
        +5
        22 people including 4 officers
        -----------------------------
        Outside, those that did not have enough space.
  11. prabiz
    prabiz 3 December 2015 16: 19 New
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    Still sailed a gift from Hitler! laughing
  12. Dezinto
    Dezinto 3 December 2015 16: 21 New
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    Drags to carry?

    Previously, drug traffickers sailed in insufficiently comfortable conditions.

    And now German quality! - climate control, rain sensor laughing , heated seats, stereo system, parking sensors, adaptive headlights, monitors in the headrests ... Large luggage compartment!

    Das boot.

    Anything better than they were.



  13. moskowit
    moskowit 3 December 2015 16: 30 New
    +5
    Confidence in German quality is high. Soon the boats are half a century old ...
    1. Captain45
      Captain45 3 December 2015 19: 46 New
      +3
      And why is there an inscription in the picture: "The first submarin"? After all, everyone knows that the first Podvodny chovn invented dill? Anglo-Saxons are not afraid that they will be sued for copyright infringement? laughing
  14. Hiw
    Hiw 3 December 2015 16: 31 New
    +6
    that’s because the topic just appeared and I immediately thought that these boats are German only suitable for drug trafficking, went into the topic and then there is unanimity on this subject and I’m not the first to think so, in general the Colombian government can now not hang noodles, that's all everyone knows people can't be fooled
  15. guzik007
    guzik007 3 December 2015 17: 07 New
    +3
    Karoch. Trojan horse to the Yankees from the Germans by the hands of Colombians.
  16. Thunderbolt
    Thunderbolt 3 December 2015 17: 15 New
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    Both boats (U-23 and U-24) served earlier in the Bundesmarine and were withdrawn from the fleet in the spring of 2011.
    These boats may not be suitable for service in the Bundesmarin, but cocaine can be transported to America good drinks
  17. chelovektapok
    chelovektapok 3 December 2015 17: 17 New
    +2
    The Germans can’t afford to contain- repair these chlamydia. So they decided to shake off while still on the go. A year or two will be pulled out, unless you dive too deeply. The Germans have already earned on the fact that there is no need to spend money on recycling. Well done! With drug trafficking is unlikely to work. For example, they will swim to the coast, full of coke, lie down in silence, waiting until the coast guard calms down and lies down to sleep. And only those eyes are closed, doze off, as at all frequencies and acoustically, “Oh, lane liber Augustine, Augustine!” ... They will not allow allies in NATO to fall asleep!
  18. RUSOIVAN
    RUSOIVAN 3 December 2015 17: 18 New
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    in one of them (in the best traditions of the 3rd Reich) was Merkel
  19. APASUS
    APASUS 3 December 2015 18: 51 New
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    Now the people are carrying their nastiness on such boats. It was only from a helicopter that they managed to catch
  20. U-96
    U-96 3 December 2015 18: 58 New
    +2
    Quote: RUSOIVAN
    (in the best traditions of the 3rd Reich)

    You are all fuckers, you know, but few who know that Cubans in 1943 city sunk U-176 (oceanic, type IX-C) with depth charges from a patrol boat. It - single the victory of the Cuban Navy in the history of their existence. Here is such an irony ...
  21. Tatarus
    Tatarus 3 December 2015 19: 08 New
    +2
    Two german submarines
    Replace liter of vodka
    And two tanks from Berlin
    Replace a liter of gin.

    Yes, it would be better if they thumped the rooks into the narrow fjord
  22. engineer74
    engineer74 3 December 2015 19: 26 New
    +2
    EMNIP, we have somewhere around 941 "Shark" ("Typhoon") without b / c lying around, 2 pcs! To carry so to carry! Every American has a shovel of coke! fellow
    True, in Washington, it seems, the “coke” is not popular, they use some kind of thermonuclear synthetics there, judging by the statements ... what
  23. Andryukha G
    Andryukha G 3 December 2015 21: 04 New
    +1
    The purchase will pay off for Colombians for 1 flight with coke to the USA (and you can only wish good luck).