U.S. Nuclear Sub Damaged in South China Sea

Underwater collision that caused injuries among the crew is being investigated.

On Thursday, the U.S. Navy announced that one of their Cold War-era Seawolf-class, nuclear-powered, fast attack submarines struck an object while submerged in the South China Sea a week ago. There were no life-threatening injuries to the crew. The vessel is traveling on the surface, headed to Guam.

Public Affairs Officer Captain Bill Clinton stated, “The submarine remains in a safe and stable condition. USS Connecticut’s nuclear propulsion plant and spaces were not affected and remain fully operational. The extent of damage to the remainder of the submarine is being assessed. The U.S. Navy has not requested assistance. The incident will be investigated.”

As the Lord Leads, Pray with Us…

  • For God to protect U.S. troops and allies in the South China Sea.
  • For wisdom for military leaders and officers as they evaluate the best defense strategies.
  • For the president as commander in chief of the U.S. armed forces.

Sources: USNI, DailyWire


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