Towing what?

August 31, 2009

China urges U.S. to halt surveillance near its shores

In June, a Chinese submarine collided with an underground sonar array being towed by the destroyer USS John McCain, near Subic Bay in the Philippines.

There is no such thing as an underground sonar array… obviously you meant to say “underwater sonar array”.


Several readers pointed this out to us. We corrected: GBU Editor

In this file photo provided by the U.S. Navy on June 19, 2009, the guided-missile destroyer USS John S. McCain is shown underway October 18, 2006 in the Pacific Ocean. A Chinese submarine accidentally collided with an underwater sonar array being towed by the USS John McCain, CNN reported on June 12, 2009, quoting an unnamed military official. REUTERS/Seaman Stephen W. Rowe-US Navy/Handout

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