The first Aegis ship in history was sunk, and a large area of ​​pollution was formed along the Norwegian coast.

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The first Aegis ship in history was sunk, and a large area of ​​pollution was formed along the Norwegian coast.

2018-11-14 20:25:04 590 ℃

[Global Network Military Report] Local time on November 12th, the Norwegian media also released a news introduction to the "Instan" The frigate salvage situation. Who knows that the situation has turned sharply. At about 6 am on the 13th, the Norwegian Navy’s small Aegis ship was “inhaled” on the shore, and the hull was completely sunk. Only part of the radar antenna at the top of the tower mast was Above the water.

The Norwegian Navy has announced a moratorium on the rescue of this frigate. This should be the first Aegis warship in history to be completely sunk, even though it is equipped with a shrinking version of the Aegis system.

The "Instein" that is basically submerged in water from the rear. Recall that at 4:03 am on November 8, in the Hordaland area near Bergen on the western coast of Norway, the ship was badly damaged on the starboard side after colliding with the Malta supertank Sola TS.

Despite the rescue work, in the next few days, the frigate gradually sank to 11 On the morning of the 12th, it was almost completely submerged. It is finally sinking on the shore.

This is the "Instein" that sank from the air. The oil inside the hull is still overflowing, forming a large area of ​​obvious pollution on the water surface of the coast. The rescue vessel has added a number of floating oil collection devices, but the effect is obviously not satisfactory.

Disposal of pollution has become the number one issue for the Norwegian authorities before salvaging ships.

Schematic diagram of the "Instan" collision incident drawn by foreign media.

Editor: Zhang Qi