"Published on Aug 9, 2014
Underground World News 2014
US submarine was detected and "forced out" by the Russian anti-sub forces after it violated the country's boundary waters in the Arctic, a high-ranked source within the Russian Navy's headquarters said.
"On August 7, a foreign submarine, presumably belonging to the US Navy's Virginia class, was detected in the Barents Sea by the alert forces of the Northern Fleet," the source told Russian media.
According to the source, a group of anti-submarine vessels and an anti-submarine Il-38 aircraft were sent into the area on a search and trace mission.
"The vigorous action of the anti-submarine forces of the Northern Fleet resulted in the submarine being forced out of the boundary waters of the Russian Federation," the source said.
"Contact with the submarine lasted for about 27 minutes and then the American sub left the area," he added. "