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A Russian Navy spy ship made two ‘dangerous’ passes with a US warship. According to the U.S. Navy, the Russian ship was ‘aggressively’ approaching a U.S. guided-missile destroyer in the North Arabian Sea.
A Russian Navy spy ship nearly collided with a U.S. guided-missile destroyer Thursday after it “aggressively approached” the vessel in the North Arabian Sea despite multiple warning signals, the Navy said Friday.
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The U.S. Naval Forces Central Command issued a statement late Friday morning confirming the incident in which the Russian ship came dangerously close to the USS Farragut as it was conducting “routine operations in the North Arabian Sea.”
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In a video accompanying the statement, the Farragut can be heard sounding off five horns, which is the “international maritime signal for danger of collision,” before requesting that the ship alter its course.
“The Russian ship initially refused but ultimately altered course...
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