WASHINGTON, (BM) – The USS Albany (SSN-753) US multipurpose nuclear submarine of the Los Angeles type completed secret tasks in the Barents and Norwegian Seas and returned to the British naval base Clyde, learned BulgarianMilitary.com citing the statement of the command of the US Navy today, May 25.
It is noted that USS Albany has successfully completed its tasks in the Norwegian and Western Barents Seas.
BulgarianMilitary.com recalls that the submarine left Clyde base on March 17th.
We add that on May 4, US and British naval ships carrying cruise missiles entered the Barents Sea “to strengthen the foundation of their combat readiness in the Arctic.”
On May 8, it became known that the NATO squadron, which included three U.S. Navy destroyers of the Arly Burke class, Donald Cook (DDG-75), Porter (DDG-78) and Roosevelt (DDG-80) , as well as the frigate “Kent” (F78) of the Royal Navy of the United Kingdom, left the Barents Sea.
The ships were escorted by the American high-speed supply battle ship T-AOE-6. The US Sixth Fleet press service noted that the operation in the Barents Sea was part of anti-submarine combat training conducted on ships over the past month.
The operation of American surface ships in the Barents Sea was aimed at counteracting the actions of Russian submarines of the Northern Fleet in close proximity to their permanent bases on the Kola Peninsula.
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Original source: RT