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Posted on 11/06/2012 2:04:52 AM PST by Libloather
Russian attack sub discovered just 200 miles from the East Coast and given safe harbor from Hurricane Sandy
By Daily Mail Reporter
UPDATED: 00:15 EST, 6 November 2012
U.S. defense officials are downplaying the potential threat of a Russian attack sub detected just 200 miles from the East Coast and given safe harbor in Florida during Hurricane Sandy.
The Russian Seirra-2 class submarine was believed to be part of the country's Northern Fleet, outfitted with SS-N-21 anti-submarine warfare missiles, SS-N-16 anti-submarine warfare missiles, and torpedos.
Officials said the submarine was likely conducting anti-submarine warfare efforts against U.S. ballistic and cruise missile submarines at Kings Bay, Georgia.
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OK, you win for best quip!
Heh...keep on beliving that.
What would you suggest that the US do when those subs approach the US coast?
Back in the good ol' days of the Cold War, U.S. Navy ASW crews would be pinging the heck out of it and herding it back out to the deep blue ocean, with a Los Angeles-class 688 attack sub in close, quiet pursuit.
That is interesting. I’m actually a bit surprised that the sea is affected at all at 400 ft.
We were deeper but I can not say.
I understand. I find it amazing even for 400 ft. Obviously not a threatening situation for the sub. It makes me wonder about the physics of it. Would it just be a mechanical disturbance from the churning going on above reverberating into the depths or is convection involved from the storm pulling heat from the water? I’m not expecting you to answer that just a rhetorical question.
“Russian attack sub...”
If it was French would it be a “retreat sub?”
Sacrebleu! That’s going to leave a marque.