There are doubtsRecently, in the South China Sea, a nuclear submarine (NPS) Connecticut of the Seawolf project collided with a certain object. The Russian press speculated about whether it would be possible to restore the submarine. Discuss Connecticut” alt=”Will it be possible to restore the damaged American submarine Connecticut” Will it be possible to restore the damaged American submarine Connecticut />
As the journalists write, the submarine could have received critical damage that made it impossible to restore it. In particular, Connecticut may have lost the ability to “see and hear the environment.” “Docking Connecticut to the Puget Sound repair docks raises questions about the impossibility of its restoration, since this shipyard is the only one in the United States that has a certificate for the disposal of nuclear submarines,” the Military Industrial Courier noted.
Earlier, the former commander of a nuclear submarine, Captain First Rank Igor Kurdin, noted that at a safe depth of 45 meters, a submarine cannot meet with any surface ship or vessel, including a tanker.