8 tons of cocaine can be loaded, the latest drug smuggling submarine

ColumbiaIt seems that a submarine for smuggling drugs that seized 8 tons of cocaine could be seized by the Colombian army without having to rise once to the coast of Mexico.

Colombia has so far captured more than 30 semi-submersible vessels (some of the hull always leaves the surface of the water) for narcotics transport, but this is the first time that we could find some things that can divide completely about. A submarine for drug trafficking has been found in Ecuador of neighboring country in July last year but this time it is more high spec than that and in the water surface the age of submarine has arrived in the drug smuggling business Maybe.

Details are as below.Submarine loaded with eight tons of cocaine is seized in Colombia | Mail Online

A 99ft (about 30m) fiberglass submarine is the capital cityBogotaIt is approximately 440 km southwest fromCauca StateIt was found in the Timgiqui river flowing in the rural area, and was seized by the Colombian army last Sunday.

A submarine equipped with two diesel engines can carry 8 tons of narcotics, a six-seater cabin is air-conditioned and equipped with a periscope of 16 feet (about 4.8 m). The production period is expected to be 6 to 8 months, the cost is estimated at 2 million dollars (about 170 million yen).

According to Colombian Commander Pacific Commander Manuel Hurtado, when the military discovered a submarine based on the activity of the intelligence agency and the information gained from the informant, the submarine was unmanned and did not result in the arrest of the traffickers is. However, we are wary of the surprise attack by armed gang, and a strict security system of 24 hours is laid.

Colombia seems to have seized at least 32 semi-submarine ships for smuggling in the past 10 years, but this is the first full-fledged submarine.

The submarine is said to have the ability to sail to the coast of Mexico without having surfaced. Although it is a shipping route that takes about 8 to 9 days, it seems that there is a possibility of diving without leaving for a longer period than that.

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