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US Nuclear Attack Submarine Surfaces in Cuba Behind Russian Fleet

Posted on AllSides June 14th, 2024
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Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Rafael Martie/U.S. Navy

A U.S. Navy fast-attack submarine arrived in Cuba's Guantanamo Bay on Thursday, hard on the heels of a Russian flotilla's arrival in Havana 24 hours earlier.

The USS Helena, one of around two dozen Los Angeles-class nuclear-powered, conventionally armed boats, was making "a routine port visit...while conducting its global maritime security and national defense mission," the U.S. Southern Command (SOUTHCOM) said in a statement on social media.

On Wednesday, Cuban armed forces welcomed the Russian Northern Fleet missile frigate Admiral Gorshkov with a 21-cannon salute as the fleet flagship led...

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