The USS Connecticut departs Puget Sound Naval Shipyard for sea trials in 2016 in Washington state. Photo: US Navy via AP
The USS Connecticut departs Puget Sound Naval Shipyard for sea trials in 2016 in Washington state. Photo: US Navy via AP

US Navy fires 2 officers for South China Sea submarine mishap that angered Beijing

  • Investigation finds that ‘sound judgment, prudent decision-making and adherence to required procedures’ could have prevented the accident
  • Announcement comes after US Navy secretary said those who need to be held accountable would be

Topic |   US-China relations
The USS Connecticut departs Puget Sound Naval Shipyard for sea trials in 2016 in Washington state. Photo: US Navy via AP
The USS Connecticut departs Puget Sound Naval Shipyard for sea trials in 2016 in Washington state. Photo: US Navy via AP
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