Interesting movements in the Strait of Sicily.
Yesterday and today we recorded unusual movements near Malta, at least three separate missions conducted by USNavy Boeing P-8As which took off from NAS Sigonella.
What could these missions be due to?
There are two hypotheses:
- it would be the Magadan, an Improved Kilo-II class, delivered to the Russian navy in 2022
- it would be a nuclear-powered submarine (Akula class, or Sierra-I/II or Victor-III classes:
In both cases, this new entry into the Mediterranean would balance the departure of the cruiser Marshal Ustinov last week.