USS Connecticut Struck An Object While Submerged In The Indo-Pacific Region

USS Connecticut (SSN 22) struck an object while submerged on the afternoon of Oct. 2, while operating in international waters in the Indo-Pacific region. There are no life-threatening injuries.

YOKOSUKA, Japan (July 31, 2021) The Seawolf-class fast-attack submarine USS Connecticut (SSN 22) arrives at Fleet Activities Yokosuka for a scheduled port visit. Connecticut is conducting maritime operations in the U.S. 7th Fleet to maintain a safe and open Indo-Pacific.
U.S. Navy photo by Chief Mass Communication Specialist Brett Cote

The Seawolf-class fast-attack submarine USS Connecticut (SSN 22) struck an object while submerged on the afternoon of Oct. 2, while operating in international waters in the Indo-Pacific region. The safety of the crew remains the Navy’s top priority. There is no life-threatening injuries.

U.S. Navy photo by Chief Mass Communication Specialist Brett Cote

The submarine remains in a safe and stable condition. USS Connecticut’s nuclear propulsion plant and spaces were not affected and remain fully operational. The extent of damage to the remainder of the submarine is being assessed. The U.S. Navy has not requested assistance. The incident will be investigated.

Reference: navy.mil

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