US Nuclear Submarine Hit ‘Object’ in Asia-Pacific

A U.S. fast-attack nuclear submarine hit an “object” while submerged in the Asia-Pacific region, but the incident did not result in any life-threatening injuries, the United States military said on Thursday.

The incident took place on Saturday, Oct. 2, and the USS Connecticut’s nuclear propulsion plant and spaces were not impacted and remain operational, the Navy said in a statement.