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The Peruvian Navy submarine BAP Arica (SS-36) prepares to moor to a pier at Naval Submarine Base Point Loma. Arica is the first Peruvian submarine to pull into San Diego bay and is participating Diesel Electric Submarine Initiative (DESI) program.

The Peruvian Navy submarine BAP Arica (SS-36) prepares to moor to a pier at Naval Submarine Base Point Loma. Arica is the first Peruvian submarine to pull into San Diego bay and is participating Diesel Electric Submarine Initiative (DESI) program.

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SAN DIEGO (Apr. 30, 2009) The Peruvian Navy submarine BAP Arica (SS-36) prepares to moor to a pier at Naval Submarine Base Point Loma. Arica is the first Peruvian submarine to pull into San Diego bay and is participating Diesel Electric Submarine Initiative (DESI) program. The DESI Program is a U.S. Navy partnership with South American countries and supports their diesel-electric submarine operations and fleet readiness events in operating areas off the U.S. east and west coasts. Participating DESI partners include Colombia, Peru, Chilie, and Brazil. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communications Specialist 2nd Class Derek R. Sanchez) File# 090430-N-5911S-046

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30/04/2009 - 30/04/2009
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SAN DIEGO
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U.S. NAVY
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