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2009-06-12 China-Japan-Koreas
Chinese submarine collides with sonar array towed by U.S. Navy ship
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Posted by Anonymoose 2009-06-12 20:49|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [538 views ]  Top

#1 Trolling for Chicom Subs. Heh. Should have been a gill net.
Posted by Alaska Paul 2009-06-12 21:05||   2009-06-12 21:05|| Front Page Top

#2 Unless the sub was deliberately trying to snag the array.
Posted by Pappy 2009-06-12 22:23||   2009-06-12 22:23|| Front Page Top

#3 Jeebus, just barely over an hour since my last post hour vee WMF.
Posted by JosephMendiola 2009-06-12 22:44||   2009-06-12 22:44|| Front Page Top

#4 However, the Navy does not believe this was a deliberate incident of Chinese harassment, as it would have been extremely dangerous had the array gotten caught in the submarine's propellers.

Someone is assuming the sub wasn't targeting the ship mistaking the array for its intended
"intercourse". Recalling the incident shortly after Bush took office with the Navy aircraft and the Chinese one, an early test of the new President. Can you say 'international incident' boys and girls.
Posted by Procopius2k 2009-06-12 22:55||   2009-06-12 22:55|| Front Page Top

#5 I think the Chinese sub was trailing the destroyer and zigged when it should have zagged. A mistake, but a risk taken by an aggressive sub captain.
Posted by DarthVader 2009-06-12 23:04||   2009-06-12 23:04|| Front Page Top

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