US worried about the prospect of Russia planning to cut the cables on the seabed online

US worried about the prospect of Russia planning to cut the cables on the seabed online

Mon, October 26, 2015 10:41

US worried about the prospect of Russia planning to cut the cables on the seabed onlineBaghdad / follow-up Baghdadiya News / .. newspaper “New York Times” reported that the presence of Russian submarines and spy ships near cables on the sea floor movement of most of the global Internet connections makes US officials worry that Russia is planning to cut these lines in periods of conflict. ”
The newspaper said that “there is no evidence on the cut cables, but these concerns reflect a growing concern among US officials and allies of the increased Russian military activity around the world.”
The newspaper quoted naval commanders and intelligence officials as saying they spotted increased activity along Russia is largely known for these cables from the North Sea to the north-east Asia close to the United States, water and roads.
Said Commander William Marks, a spokesman for the US Navy spokesman, told the newspaper that “hearing about the futility of any state telecommunication cables would be alarmist, but because of the secret nature of submarine operations do not discuss specific things.”
Last month, the United States has closely followed the Russian spy ship “Aantar” equipped with a small self-propelled Bguasat that sailed off the east coast of the United States in the direction of Cuba where there is near Guantanamo US naval base cable.
“New York Times” quoted naval officials as saying that this ship and small submarines were able to cut the cables at a depth of kilometers under the sea.
The newspaper said that “although the cables are often cut because of marinas or natural disasters, and are fixed quickly feel the US Department of Defense officials Pentagon worried that the Russians are looking at what appears to weakness in the depths of the points much greater where it is difficult to locate cut or repair cables. ”
She added that “the movement of cables commercially active worldwide worth more than ten trillion dollars a day and more than 95% of the daily communications.” It ended 21 / P

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