The U.S. Navy is launching an investigation into a mysterious incident that recently happened to a U.S. nuclear powered submarine operating in the Indo-Pacific region where the submarine sustained an undisclosed amount of damage after being hit by an object underwater.
“The Seawolf-class fast-attack submarine USS Connecticut (SSN 22) struck an object while submerged on the afternoon of Oct. 2, while operating in international waters in the Indo-Pacific region,” the U.S. Navy said in a statement. “The safety of the crew remains the Navy’s top priority. There are no life threatening injuries.”
“The submarine remains in a safe and stable condition,” the statement continued. “USS Connecticut’s nuclear propulsion plant and spaces were not affected and remain fully operational. The extent of damage to the remainder of the