Britain drew attention to the increased number of Russian nuclear submarines operating in the North Atlantic, calling it "overwhelming." This is reported by the Daily Mail tabloid.
According to the newspaper, based on data provided by a source in the British Navy, Russia has dramatically increased the number of nuclear submarines operating in the North Atlantic, including off the coast of the United Kingdom. According to the military, Russian "stealth submarines" of the "Akula" class were seen off the coast of Great Britain.
The number of Russian submarines entering the North Atlantic is staggering
- a source in the British Navy told the publication.
According to him, the situation with Russian submarines has become "serious", Russia is no longer limited to sending one submarine, instead sending two or three nuclear submarines to the North Atlantic.
Earlier, the US Navy also called the situation with Russian nuclear submarines in the Atlantic "serious". According to the Pentagon, Russia is currently deploying more submarines and for a longer time than before. At the same time, it is emphasized that with the entry into operation of several more new Russian nuclear submarines of the Borey-A and Yasen-M types, the situation may become critical.