16th May 2017, 11:56
A newly built Russian submarine which passed through the Strait of Gibraltar this weekend was shadowed by three US anti-submarine aircraft from an airbase in Spain, according to a Russian news agency.
The Krasnodar cruise missile submarine was accompanied by a tug boat, and was followed by a Spanish Navy Serviola Class patrol boat. The Kilo-class diesel-electric submarine was also shadowed by a USS Ticonderoga cruiser class warship.
The Krasnodar is reportedly on its way from the Baltic to form part of the Black Sea Fleet.