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11:29:05 PM
Written By : Richard SchwartzCategory : News And Comment
Location : Nashua, NH

I danced.
   Yelena Milashevsky


Those are the words of the wife of a Russian submarine commander, who along with six crewmates was rescued with the help of a British ROV and operating crew, with Americans also close to the scene preparing additional equipment to assist.


As remarkable as the actual rescue, IMHO, is the fact that the submarine was trapped in an area where the Russians had a large installation of anti-submarine listening equipment. It's not that long ago that it would have been completely unimaginable that the Russians would knowingly allow the US or Royal Navy to get anywhere near that equipment.


Thanks to Carl Tyler for the BBC link.

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1. Stan Rogers08/08/2005 12:39:08 AM
Homepage: http://stanrogers.blogspot.com


An awful lot has changed, alright. I spent 1981 to 1991 in the Canadian military. True, it wasn't exactly the height of hostilities, but the "enemy" was easy to recognize. Now I spend my days in a cube farm hearing mostly Russian and Chinese accents (and language) all around me.

I still find it a bit disturbing to hear them talking about security....




2. Dave Diamond08/15/2005 02:26:38 PM
Homepage: http://www.jadbury.com/


Very cool indeed.




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