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Destination Persian Gulf? US nuclear sub and destroyer enter Red Sea (w/ Video)

Wednesday, February 1, 2012

Destination Persian Gulf? US nuclear sub and destroyer enter Red Sea


Two ships of the US Navy, the nuclear submarine USS Annapolis and the destroyer USS Momsen have passed through the Suez Canal into the Red Sea. Although their destination is confidential, they are now getting dangerously close to the Persian Gulf.

­The ships’ passage was a major operation for the Suez administration as due to safety reasons they had to close off the canal to all other traffic and even shut down the bridge, disrupting the link between the banks for some four hours. The traffic on the roadways alongside the canal was also restricted, Interfax news agency reports..... MORE

SourceRT.com

URL: http://rt.com/news/us-submarine-passes-suez-115/

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