The large anti-submarine ship Admiral Vinogradov stopped the US Navy destroyer “John McCain” after it reportedly entered its territorial waters near the Gulf of Peter the Great.
H/T: Al-Masdar News
The incident occurred in the Gulf of Peter the Great in the Far East at 06:17(Moscow time), the details were reported by the Ministry of Defense.
The department clarified that the US Navy destroyer went 2 km beyond the border line, invading the territorial waters of the Russian Federation. The Russian military warned the Americans that they were ready for a ramming maneuver.
“The Admiral Vinogradov, a large anti-submarine ship of the Pacific Fleet, which is directly tracking the American destroyer, warned the foreign ship through the international communication channel about the inadmissibility of such actions and the possibility of using a ramming maneuver to force the intruder out of the territorial waters,” the Russian Defense Ministry said.
Watch footage of the incident below.
Are you invading, or just lost? Russian navy threatens to ram US warship ‘John McCain’ after it crosses border near Vladivostok— ivan (@ivan8848) November 24, 2020
In the Far East, a US destroyer violated Russia's territorial waters. pic.twitter.com/mjEvxLFmLV
Russian warship vs USS John McCain, threatens to ram US destroyer https://t.co/2zk50wOWsb— Rebecca Lodahl (@BeccaLodahl) November 24, 2020