JULY 2, 2010 -- Ecuador Anti-Narcotics Police Forces and Ecuador military authorities, with the assistance of DEA, seized a fully-operational submarine near a tributary close to the Ecuador/Colombia border. This is the first seizure of a clandestinely built, fully-operational submarine constructed for the primary purpose of transporting multi-ton quantities of cocaine.

JULY 2, 2010 -- Ecuador Anti-Narcotics Police Forces and Ecuador military authorities, with the assistance of DEA, seized a fully-operational submarine near a tributary close to the Ecuador/Colombia border. This is the first seizure of a clandestinely built, fully-operational submarine constructed for the primary purpose of transporting multi-ton quantities of cocaine.