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    Two US Navy Los Angeles-class nuclear-powered attack submarines are visiting the Japanese cities of Yokosuka and Sasebo during their regular patrols, the Pacific Fleet said in a press release on Thursday.

    WASHINGTON (Sputnik) — USS Alexandria and USS Pasadena are improved Los Angeles-class attack submarine with advanced combat systems, the Navy said.

    “The Los Angeles-class attack submarines USS Pasadena and USS Alexandria arrived in Yokosuka and Sasebo, Japan, respectively [on] December 22 for visits as part of each's Indo-Asia-Pacific patrol,” the release stated.

    Both submarines are capable of executing anti-submarine warfare, anti-surface ship warfare, strike, naval special warfare involving special operations forces, irregular warfare and mine warfare, the Pacific Fleet said.


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