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US helicopters waft above sites of Nord Toddle blasts, leak as Europe suspects ‘sabotage’ | US News

US Air Drive helicopters conducted a chain of sorties in the quandary the assign the Nord Toddle explosion and the mysterious gas leak took place supreme days ago, great forward of the accident that Europe claims may per chance per chance presumably also goal had been a ‘sabotage’, Oleg Makarov, military and defence analyst and co-founder of Vatfor claimed on Tuesday. The trajectory of the flight of the American helicopters with the callsign ‘FFAB123’ coincided with the location in the Baltic Sea the assign the main gas leaks therefore took space on the Nord Toddle pipelines to Europe by the Baltic convey, Makarov acknowledged on Telegram.

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He detailed that the helicopters were observed on September 2 and can goal ranking taken off from the USS Kearsarge (LHD-3), the third Wasp-class amphibious assault ship of the United States Navy. Makarov was discussing the “doubtless intention” of sabotage at Nord Toddle pipelines. 

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The Danish Air Drive fighter pilots first observed the three main gas leaks on the Nord Toddle gas pipelines in the Baltic Sea. A Danish Royal Air Drive fighter pilot took pictures of the leaks onboard an F-16 fighter operated by the air power’s interceptor response unit. The main leak was reported on Sept 25. This adopted two pretty loads of mysterious leakages the very subsequent day. Three exclusion zones, both aerial and naval, were established spherical the accident. 

“The protection is supporting in reference to the authorities’ efforts referring to the leaks on the Nord Toddle gas pipelines in the Baltic Sea,” the Danish Air Drive acknowledged in a assertion published on Sep 27.

“The frigate Absalon and the environmental ship Gunnar Thorson are on their intention to enact water monitoring at the exclusion zones, and the Norwegian Defense Forces are also supporting with a helicopter capability. Moreover to, the patrol ship Rota was in the quandary closing evening,” it persevered. 

Militia analyst Makarov, in an interview with Lenta.ru., acknowledged that as soon as he tracked the helicopters on adverts-b.nl, the military airplane monitoring location, he realized that as a minimal six US plane previous the name label FFAB123 and flew precisely alongside the Nord Toddle pipelines quandary. “We observed this attention-grabbing manoeuvre,” he acknowledged. The military and Defense analysts stressed that he managed to music the tail quantity of three US helicopters and realized that they were Sikorsky SH-60 Seahawk, the multi-mission United States Navy helicopters. 

“By superimposing the FFAB123 route on the scheme of the day gone by’s accident, we accumulate a pretty attention-grabbing consequence – the helicopter either flew alongside the Nord Toddle-2 route, and even between the solutions at which the accident took place,” the military analyst acknowledged.

He persevered that we must gentle hear to US capabilities in the use of underwater drones that they demonstrated at the maritime-focused exercise in the Baltic Predicament— BALTOPS 22— which was held in Bornholm, the Danish island in the Baltic Sea off the south accelerate of Sweden relief in June. Experimentation on contemporary forms of unmanned underwater automobiles was tested off the accelerate of Bornholm Island, Denmark for the NATO and regional companions to toughen interoperability by a chain of combined tactical manoeuvres. 

It is to be renowned that the first explosion on the Nord Toddle pipeline was recorded in the southeast of the Danish island of Bornholm in the Baltic Sea. Seismic assignment measuring stations in Sweden and Denmark reported solid underwater explosions accompanied by hissing waveforms that resembled earthquakes of magnitude-2.3, after which the first leak was realized, Swedish National Seismic Network lecturer Björn Lund told nationwide TV SVT.  “There is absolute self assurance that these were explosions,” the SNSN seismologist maintained. 

Poland blames Russia for sabotage, Kremlin accuses US of ‘terrorist assault’

Polish Top Minister Mateusz Morawiecki acknowledged in his response that he suspected Russia of “deliberately antagonistic” the Nord Toddle gas pipeline, according to RIA Novosti. Labelling the incident as an “improbable twist of fate” Morawiecki acknowledged that the blasts were potentially “a signal from Russia.” “We establish a query to the assumptions to be confirmed. That is terribly worrisome, it reveals what intention, what mechanisms the Russians are ready to flip to in stammer to additional destabilize Europe,” the Polish Top Minister acknowledged. 

Within the period in-between, Poland’s widespread Polish International Minister Radosław Sikorski awkwardly hailed the explosions on the Nord Toddle gas pipeline on Twitter as he wrote: “A trifle, nonetheless nice.” He then went on to thank the Biden administration, sharing the US president’s address relief in February about snubbing the pipeline project if Russia invaded Ukraine. “If Russia invades Ukraine, then there will seemingly be no longer a Nord Toddle 2. We can bring an terminate to it,” Biden is heard announcing in the clip. “But how will you originate that, precisely, since…the project is in Germany’s withhold a watch on,” asks a reporter. US President responds: “I promise you, we may per chance per chance presumably well be ready to originate that.” 

All Ukrainian and Baltic sea states ranking antagonistic Nordstream’s building for 20 years.


Now $20 billion of scrap metal lies at the bottom of the ocean, one other payment to Russia of its criminal decision to invade Ukraine.


Any individual, @MFA_Russia, did a clear repairs operation.

— Radek Sikorski MEP (@radeksikorski) September 27, 2022

BTW, there may per chance be no shortage of pipeline capability for taking gas from Russia to Western Europe, including Germany. Nordstream’s supreme common sense was for Putin so as to blackmail or wage war on Jap Europe with impunity.

— Radek Sikorski MEP (@radeksikorski) September 27, 2022

Russia’s International Ministry spokesperson Maria Zakharova shared the tweet of the Member of the European Parliament and ex-Minister of International Affairs of Poland Radoslaw Sikorsky, questioning his thanks to the US as she asked on Telegram: “Is this an loyal assertion a few terrorist assault?” 

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