US media on Tuesday circulated information about the Russian ship that allegedly engaged in the exploration of the US coast.
According to the channel Fox News, which cites unnamed US officials, the Russian “spy ship” found approximately 130 kilometers off the coast of Delaware. He was moving to the north at a speed of 10 knots (about 18.5 kilometers per hour).
“This means that the ship is in international waters boundary of the United States is 12 nautical miles (about 22 kilometers).” – Says Fox News.
It is alleged that the ship bears the name “Victor Leonov” and was last seen at the US shores in April 2015. channel source said that the ship is able to intercept messages or signals, as well as “to measure the possibility of the US Navy sonar.”
According to open sources, the average intelligence ship STS-175 “Victor Leonov” was commissioned in 1988 and is now in the Northern Fleet.
Original: Ria Novosti