Post by Logan on Mar 23, 2017 1:15:40 GMT -6
ST. MARYS — A Russian spy ship off the Georgia coast near Naval Submarine Base Kings Bay is no stranger to the region.
The difference this time is the spy ship Victor Leonov apparently wants a closer look at the Navy base, home port for six ballistic missile submarines and two guided missile submarines
During its last visit in 2015, the Vishnya-class spy ship was seen about 300 miles of the Georgia coast.
The Leonov was designed for signals and communications intelligence gathering through an array of ship-borne sensors The ship is capable of intercepting radar, radio and other electronic signals.
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