Russian spy ship in English Channel
20 sept. 2021
Naval intelligence vessel that can 'cut' undersea internet cables
A naval intelligence vessel that can 'cut' undersea internet cables sails through shipping lane near British coast
A Russian spy ship built to carry out clandestine undersea missions was spotted in the English Channel Friday 17th .
Yantar could be seen on online service Marine Traffic midway between the coast of Devon and France and is currently heading north-east.
Yantar is a specialist reconnaissance ship that carries two unmanned submersibles that are able to descend to the sea bed and take images, as well as collect items.
Rossiya, a Russian state TV network, has claimed the ship is able to cut Internet cables and jam underwater sensors.