In 2013, A U.S. Nuclear Attack Submarine Might Have ‘Sunk’ a British Aircraft Carrier

February 15, 2018 8:15 am nationalinterest.org
In 2013, A U.S. Nuclear Attack Submarine Might Have ‘Sunk’ a British Aircraft Carrier

When the Soviets introduced their own small aircraft carriers in the mid-1970s, British and American subs no doubt watched them as closely as Soviet undersea boats followed NATO flattops. But there were no public accounts of Western subs getting caught doing so until 2007, when a Russian newspaper reported that warships escorting the carrier Admiral Kuznetsov in the Atlantic pursued an unspecified submarine for half an hour. A photo depicting an American nuclear-powered submarine poking…

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