US nuclear sub struck uncharted seamount in West Philippine Sea

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A US Navy nuclear submarine that was severely damaged in an accident while submerged in the West Philippine Sea last month struck an uncharted underwater seamount, the US Navy said Monday. The US 7th Fleet, which operates in the western Pacific, said an investigation had concluded that the USS Connecticut smashed into a geological formation… Continue reading US nuclear sub struck uncharted seamount in West Philippine Sea