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Monday, 16 February 2009

France vs Scotland, 3rd Half-time was not rugby! Collision reported between British Nuclear Submarine, towed to Faslane Scotland and French Sub! Jobs

This information mix "Two Nuclear Submarines collide in the Atlantic and Drug Seizure on an Atlantic Island" is worse than mixing Scotch and Wine!


The 3rd Half in 2 half time team sports refers to after-match celebration in a bar. Here there the collision between the two packs could have had "dire" consequences! (aftermath)


A French nuclear submarine is reported to have been involved in a collision with a British nuclear submarine . "Revelations..."

West Indies: 600 kg of cocaine seized !

What a coincidence the collision took place in the middle of the Atlantic. Readers are, of course, free to draw their own conclusions.

my translation from french in Yahoo News lead 16 Feb. 09 (in french)

Collision nucléaire
Un sous-marin nucléaire français serait entré en collision avec un sous-marin nucléaire britannique. » Révélations

Antilles : 600 kg de cocaïne saisis

A short summary of the reported "incident":


BRITISH and French nuclear submarines that collided deep under the Atlantic could have sunk or released deadly radioactivity, it emerged (and luckily not submerged).
according to the UK, The Sun, newspaper's By TOM NEWTON DUNN,Defence Editor.

The Royal Navy’s HMS Vanguard and the French Navy’s Le Triomphant are both nuclear powered and were carrying nuke missiles.

The Vanguard, one of Britain’s four V-Class subs forming our Trident nuclear deterrent, each armed with 16 ballistic missiles was last night towed into Faslane in Scotland, with dents and scrapes visible on her hull. Triomphant limped to Brest with extensive damage to her sonar dome.

Vanguard She was last night towed into Faslane in Scotland, with dents and scrapes visible on her hull. Triomphant limped to Brest with extensive damage to her sonar dome.

The technical angle:
Naval sources are claimed to have said it was a millions-to-one unlucky chance both subs were in the same patch of sea.

Warships have sonar gear which locates submarines by sound waves.

But modern anti-sonar technology is so good it is possible neither boat “saw” the other.

Too good to be true?:

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