The number of sightings of American nuclear submarines visiting Scotland this year has doubled over the same period last year.
In figures reported, it is claimed that double the usual number of NATO submarines have been spotted heading to and from the key Faslane naval base (HMNB Clyde).
“Sightings so far this year stand at 85 compared with 43 for the whole of 2021, and include a string of America’s most advanced Virginia-class fast-attack submarines.”
The U.S. Navy said previously that port visits to Faslane reflect the United States’ “commitment to our allies and partners in the region and complements the many exercises, training, operations, and other military cooperation activities conducted by Strategic Forces to ensure they are available and ready to safely and effectively operate around the globe at any time”.
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