According to the latest figures from the Office for Combating Drugs (DEA) and Border Guard Coast Guard, the Mexican cartels have become more frequent use of submarines to transport cocaine into the United States, heroin and methamphetamine.
"One of modern submarine afford to carry 10 tons of cocaine from Ecuador to Los Angeles, not rising to the water, — says the guard Paul Dervel. — The cartels are a step ahead of the security services. They are a great success using modern technology. "
Fighters with drug notes that a quarter of a century ago, the cartels have used ordinary motor and even inflatable boats for provozki smuggling. Today, however, they are able to fool even the most ultra-modern frontier boat. So, some submarines used cartels are made by individual orders and have no analogues in the world. They afford to deceive even the radars and scanners.
Most fighters with a drug concerned about the fact that, theoretically, the submarine can be used by terrorists. And the consequences of terrorist attacks carried out by the vehicles can not be predicted. In fighting terrorism, there is simply no instructions in the event of attack submarines.
Currently, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with the support of special services is developing a plan to combat illegal submarines. Patrolling the coast of California and Florida due to the possible risk of increased.