Nuclear submarine of the U.S. Navy collided with a supply ship

The American nuclear submarine “La” faced with a small supply ship near the coast of Washington state. About said the command of the Pacific fleet of the U.S. Navy.

The report notes that the incident occurred during “routine operations” on 18 August 2016, both ships proceeded independently in ports to repair damage. Injured in the collision was not.

Command are investigating the incident, its detail information is not available. Expert evaluation of damage, which received the ships.

Strategic nuclear submarine “La” type “Ohio” joined the fleet in 1997. The submarine is armed with 24 Intercontinental ballistic missiles of the Trident system, equipped with multiple warheads with individual guidance. The boats of the “Ohio” form the basis of strategic offensive nuclear forces of the United States and ever go on combat patrols.