Inside Seized Drug-Smuggling Submarines

narcotics trafficking submarine
Luca Zanetti

New and Improved
A Colombian soldier looks around the interior of the captured submarine. The homemade submarines represent "a quantum-leap in technology," says Jay Bergman, who heads the DEA's Andean division, about traffickers' advancement from semi-subs. "It's the difference between building a motor-scooter and building a car."

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