Photo: wikimedia.org the Submarine Tucson
The submarine will take part in joint us-South Korean exercises.
Attack nuclear submarine of the U.S. Navy Tucson (SSN-770) equipped with cruise missiles “Tomahawk” entered the waters of the sea of Japan. This is evidenced by data from the international automatic identification system AIS, Interfax reported.
This submarine has twelve launchers to launch cruise missiles Tomahawk.
According to South Korean media, it is expected that it will take part in joint us-South Korean exercises, which next week is expected to begin near the coast of North Korea.
With the same purpose to the Korean Peninsula sent another American attack nuclear submarine Michigan, is equipped with 154 cruise missiles Tomahawk.
Yonhap news Agency, citing a South Korean military source, said that in the coming weekend Michigan will approach the coast of South Korea and will go to the port of Busan.
As reported Корреспондент .netpreviously, the United States sent to the Korean Peninsula strike group, the Navy led by the nuclear aircraft carrier Ronald Reagan. Now this ship group is in the area of the Japanese island of Okinawa. She also will participate in the upcoming exercises in the sea of Japan off the coast of Korea.