US Pacific Fleet Command Claims, that a Russian reconnaissance ship approached the Hawaiian Islands. It is located in neutral waters and does not violate international law.
John Gay, spokesman for the US Pacific Fleet, told USNI News the news agency..
US Pacific Fleet knows about Russian vessel, operating in international waters near Hawaii, and he will continue to track him throughout his stay here.
– he said.
To monitor the movements of the Russian Navy ship, the US military intends to use naval patrol aircraft, warships and other means. The US Pacific Fleet claims, that they are able to track in this way any vessel in the Indo-Pacific region.
The US Department of Defense notes, what, although the Russian ship does not threaten shipping, it does not transmit an automatic identification signal. US military suggests, that the Russian Navy sent the medium reconnaissance ship SSV-535 "Karelia" to the Hawaiian coast. Its functions include radio intelligence, i.e. interception and decryption of messages, broadcast by radio.
21 May, this ship was about 21 a kilometer from the Hawaiian island of Kauai. It houses the Barking Sands missile test site.. In the United States believe, that it was he who "interested in the Russian ship".
They're exploring our rocket range.