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People push a container onto a cargo plane.
171118-N-UK333-049.JPG Photo By: Petty Officer 1st Class Ronald Gutridge

San Diego - SAN DIEGO (Nov. 18, 2017) - Undersea Rescue Command (URC) based in San Diego mobilizes to support their ongoing search for the Argentine navy submarine ARA San Juan in the South Atlantic, Nov. 18. URC is deploying two rescue assets, the Submarine Rescue Chamber (SRC) and the Pressurized Rescue Module (PRM). The URC Sailors deploying with the rescue systems are highly trained and routinely exercise employing the advanced technology in submarine rescue scenarios. U.S. Air Force C-17 "Globemaster" IIIs and C-5 "Galaxies" from Travis Air Force Base, Calif. and Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, are transporting the equipment from Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, Calif. to Comodoro Rivadavia, Argentina. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Ronald Gutridge/Released)


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