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US Navy sacks three top commanding officers of submarine that crashed underwater mountain

The US Navy has sacked three top crew members aboard a nuclear submarine that crashed into an underwater mountain. Commander Cameron Aljilani and two others were removed after an investigation into the incident in the disputed South China Sea. The USS Connecticut struck the object last month, forcing the vessel to come to the surface […]

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US nuclear submarine collides with an ‘unknown object’ in waters around South China Sea

More than a dozen US sailors have been injured after a nuclear submarine hit an “unknown object” while submerged in waters around the South China Sea. Fifteen sailors had minor injuries when the USS Connecticut collided with the object on Saturday, US officials said. They added that it was unclear what had caused the collision. […]