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12.05.2017 - 07: 19

NATO submarine collided with a merchant vessel

Combat submarine Scirè Italian Navy collided with a merchant vessel, no one was injured, the ship and the submarine could continue driving.

Submarine on Thursday night was directed to exercise in the Ionian Sea to the south of the peninsula. The collision occurred in the waters of the Gulf of Squillace. And the civilian merchant ship and a submarine able to continue swimming. Submarine after the incident "has risen to the surface", and then headed toward its own database, reports RIA "Novosti" with reference to the Italian Navy.

Injured on the submarine and the ship are no shopping. The causes of the collision are being investigated.

The diesel-electric submarine Scirè 55 meters was put into operation in the year 2007. The name she received in honor sunk off the coast of modern Israel in 1942, the submarine

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Author: Sergei Guryanov

Tags: Italy, Submarines, Navy, NATO, Ships, Incidents