• US submarine sails into port

    US submarine sails into port0

    The US Navy’s Los Angeles-class submarine USS Newport News is pictured above sailing into Gibraltar yesterday evening. The Ministry of Defence said it was “a scheduled logistical visit”. The submarine’s arrival was not without incident, however. Details were sketchy as this edition went to press, but eyewitnesses said a Spanish customs boat was intercepted by

  • MoD confirms ‘non-nuclear maintenance’ on US submarine

    MoD confirms ‘non-nuclear maintenance’ on US submarine0

    The Ministry of Defence has confirmed that ‘non-nuclear maintenance work’ has been carried out on the US Navy submarine USS Newport News over the past week. The MoD confirmed the repairs in a statement issued jointly with the Gibraltar Government following concerns raised by environmental groups here and in Spain. “We can confirm that, during