Russian Subs Were Tracked for Days, U.S. Military Says

Aug. 6--NORFOLK -- It's been years since Russian subs came calling so close to U.S. shores, but the lack of practice apparently didn't hurt those tasked with spotting undersea intruders. According to a military spokesman, sophisticated surveillance detected a pair of nuclear submarines heading across the Atlantic a full week before news of their patrols broke Tuesday. Strangely enough, it could be a win-win for the longtime rivals: Pentagon officials seem pleased that the boats' presence di...
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