The Submarine “Carrera”, second of the Scorpene class, built by the French-Spanish consortium for the Chilean Navy, carried out on 11th. November its first sea trials, testing the correct performance of the surface navigation equipment.
This submarine has been assembled in Cartagena shipyard and was floated on 24 November 2004. The first unit of this class was delivered to the Chilean Navy last
September, and this unit expects to be delivered in early 2006.