The incident happened in 2020, when it was caught by a television crew.
London. In 2020, a Russian submarine collided with a British warship Northumberland’s drone Sonar, which was searching for it in the North Atlantic Ocean.
According to the BBC and The Times, the incident has now been confirmed by the UK Defense Department. The moment of the clash was filmed by the television crew who were filming the documentary.
The British ship’s mission was documented by Channel 5 for its series, according to which the ship set out in search of the submarine after it disappeared from its radar. The flight crew sent a helicopter overboard to find the submarine. The Times writes that it captures the moment a periscope and a communication pole appear above the water’s surface.
The Russian ship then sank again and collided with a towing sonar, which was towed by a British ship several hundred meters in line.
It is not clear if the Russian submarine was damaged, but the BBC reports that the British ship had to return to Scottish port after the collision to replace the damaged sonar. According to him, the Ministry of Defense usually does not comment on its activities, but this time it made an exception when they caught the incident. Cameras.
Naval sources told The Times that finding a sonar pulled out to sea would be like finding a needle in a haystack, according to which the crash was the first accident. According to the BBC, sources in the Ministry of Defense also commented.
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