Russian Sub Spotted Off Scotland

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A search is underway for a Russian submarine reportedly spotted off the northern coast of Scotland.  Aircraft from the French maritime patrol and the Royal Air Force, as well as a Royal Navy Frigate and a submarine are taking part in the search.

The UK’s Telegraph newspaper reported that French aircraft has been searching for at least ten days.

The Ministry of Defense confirmed the allied patrol, but other than saying that they are “conducting activity with the Royal Navy,” would give no other details. The Ministry issued a statement saying “We do not discuss the detail of maritime operations.”

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