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Russian Sub Skirts Coast
Washington Free Beacom ^ | 11/6/12 | Bill Gertz

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 Russia’s 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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We have been searching for this Sub for a couple days now. The resurgent Russian threat and Obama whispers to Medvedev to tell that nutcase PUTIN that he will have more flexibility after the election. This is serious threat to our national security and where is the media? No CBS,ABC,NBC,CNN, NYT, POST, etc nothing not a peep can't make Obama look bad right before election... This can't end soon enough.
1 posted on 11/05/2012 4:09:20 PM PST by Typical_Whitey
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To: Typical_Whitey

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


2 posted on 11/05/2012 4:11:45 PM PST by realcleanguy
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To: realcleanguy

CNC orders are not to stop or interfere with foreign vessels - it is too white a history and must be stopped.


3 posted on 11/05/2012 4:13:26 PM PST by edcoil (It is not over until I win.)
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To: Pride in the USA; Stillwaters

Vote the Nut-In-Chief out of the White House tomorrow, and, if things stay calm enough until the Inaugural, this crap will stop.


4 posted on 11/05/2012 4:14:41 PM PST by lonevoice (Today I broke my personal record for most consecutive days lived)
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To: realcleanguy
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

Especially Obama's fleet of ships that go underwater.

5 posted on 11/05/2012 4:16:38 PM PST by COBOL2Java (I'm not voting for Obama, so therefore I must be helping Romney!)
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To: edcoil

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?


6 posted on 11/05/2012 4:17:21 PM PST by realcleanguy
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To: realcleanguy

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.


7 posted on 11/05/2012 4:17:32 PM PST by Typical_Whitey (The political mirage of something for nothing; has ruined many a nation.)
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To: Typical_Whitey

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.


8 posted on 11/05/2012 4:17:32 PM PST by Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America
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To: Typical_Whitey
"It was the first time that class of Russian submarine had been detected near a U.S. coast, said officials ..."

This cannot be true.

Wasn't there a sub near our coasts a few years ago?

9 posted on 11/05/2012 4:20:46 PM PST by 1_Rain_Drop
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To: Typical_Whitey

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.


10 posted on 11/05/2012 4:22:07 PM PST by Starboard
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To: Typical_Whitey
It's the Red November
11 posted on 11/05/2012 4:23:42 PM PST by Uncle Chip
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To: COBOL2Java
"Especially Obama's fleet of ships that go underwater."

Do we really have those? Next you will tell me that we have these things that planes land on or some silly thing about how we don't have as many bayonets and horses anymore.

You can't fool me.
12 posted on 11/05/2012 4:24:49 PM PST by FortWorthPatriot (Obama is no Hitler; Hitler got the Olympics)
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To: Typical_Whitey

I guess the Chinese have better ships because they are never spotted off the West Coast.


13 posted on 11/05/2012 4:25:15 PM PST by mountainlion (Live well for those that did not make it back.)
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To: 1_Rain_Drop

Note in the quote it says “that class” or particular type of submarine.


14 posted on 11/05/2012 4:25:21 PM PST by Starboard
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To: realcleanguy

A sub full of fraudulent ballots..


15 posted on 11/05/2012 4:26:15 PM PST by Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America
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To: Starboard

http://edition.cnn.com/2009/US/08/05/russian.submarines/index.html


16 posted on 11/05/2012 4:28:57 PM PST by Sacajaweau (r)
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To: lonevoice

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.


17 posted on 11/05/2012 4:32:57 PM PST by ping jockey (I stand convicted.)
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To: 1_Rain_Drop

Yes.


18 posted on 11/05/2012 4:34:53 PM PST by RushIsMyTeddyBear (Great vid by ShorelineMike! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KOZjJk6nbD4&feature=plcp)
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To: ping jockey

I would bet anything that you’re right about the west coast too.


19 posted on 11/05/2012 4:38:40 PM PST by lonevoice (Today I broke my personal record for most consecutive days lived)
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To: Starboard

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.


20 posted on 11/05/2012 4:39:12 PM PST by 1_Rain_Drop
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