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HMS Protector is joining the search for an Argentine Navy submarine that has been out of contact for days.
After a significant period of decline, Argentina has ceased to be a capable military force.
Argentinian Navy patrol ship 'Islas Malvinas' reportedly ran aground this weekend on Ushuaia beach, Beagle Channel, shortly after leaving Ushuaia Naval Base.
Former Argentine defence minister Julio Martinez criticised government policies towards the Armed Forces saying a lack of funds has caused more loses than the Falklands War.
A multi-nation search operation was mounted to try to locate the submarine which was believed to have suffered an electrical malfunction.
Argentine destroyer La Argentina was damaged after ramming a jetty and catching fire after attempts to repair the damage.
Argentine law maker Gabriel Solano tweeted 'F*** you!' and described the crew of HMS Protector, currently searching for a missing Argentine submarine, as pirates.