A Russian spy ship armed with surface-to-air missiles has been spotted Tuesday morning patrolling approximately 70 miles off of the Delaware coast.
According to Fox News, the same Russian spy ship (pictured below) was last seen patrolling near the U.S. two years ago and is currently heading north.
The ship, the SSV-175 Viktor Leonov, is capable of intercepting communications or signals, known as SIGINT, as well as measuring U.S. Navy sonar capability, one official said.
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Russian spy ships have long been known to patrol in waters off the eastern coast of the United States, in areas such as Kings Bay, Ga., near a U.S. Navy ballistic missile submarine base.
“It’s not a huge concern, but we are keeping our eyes on it,” the official said.
U.S. intelligence is monitoring the Russian spy ship’s movements via satellites and can use several airborne platforms along the East Coast, as well.
H/T: Fox News
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