Skip to comments.Russian Sub Skirts Coast
Posted on 11/05/2012 4:09:12 PM PST by Typical_Whitey
A Russian nuclear-powered attack submarine cruised within 200 miles of the East Coast recently in the latest sign Russia is continuing to flex its naval and aerial power against the United States, defense officials said.
The submarine was identified by its NATO designation as a Russian Seirra-2 class submarine believed to be based with Russias Northern Fleet. It was the first time that class of Russian submarine had been detected near a U.S. coast, said officials who spoke on condition of anonymity because of the sensitive nature of anti-submarine warfare efforts.
One defense official said the submarine was believed to have been conducting anti-submarine warfare efforts against U.S. ballistic and cruise missile submarines based at Kings Bay, Georgia.
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I guess Obama will have more flexibility if he wins to allow the Russian navy to establish permanent ports in Virginia and New York City
CNC orders are not to stop or interfere with foreign vessels - it is too white a history and must be stopped.
Vote the Nut-In-Chief out of the White House tomorrow, and, if things stay calm enough until the Inaugural, this crap will stop.
Especially Obama's fleet of ships that go underwater.
Well if that don’t beat all??? Since when do we allow Russia to walk all over us, or in this case sail or seas within our limitations without challenge?
No doubt the Russians were hosting some Iranian officials onboard to show them just how much of a threat their partnership will have on the USA.
Both of 0bama’s parents MET in Russian language class and we know that 0bama’s identification documents are all fraudulent or forged. Who’s he workin’ for? I hope he doesn’t get the chance to be ‘flexible’ with Russia. He may be an agent for Russia from the get-go.
This cannot be true.
Wasn't there a sub near our coasts a few years ago?
In some respects the “side story” of a Russian AGI, which is a floating intellgence gathering and electronics intercept station, entering a U.S. port is even more alarming. These are ocean going vessels that could easily move to safer waters to avoid the storm, which they had more than ample warning of. These ships are serious threats to our Navy, make no mistake about it.
I guess the Chinese have better ships because they are never spotted off the West Coast.
Note in the quote it says “that class” or particular type of submarine.
A sub full of fraudulent ballots..
The Russians are taking advantage of the constant , pants down, attitude of this administrations last days , to do a sonar intteligence run on our largest submarine bases. Same thing probably happened on the west coast they just didn’t get caught.
Come on sonar guys , tighten the heck up.
During the cold war we would not let an unobserved sub get near our coast with out 24 7 harrassment for surface and subsurface assets.
I would bet anything that you’re right about the west coast too.
I kind of did notice “that class” but if it is its maiden voyage then I guess it would be a first time. The sub that was here a few years ago may also have the same designation at the time.
This is disturbing.
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