Russian spy ship off Kauai results in postponed missile test
By William Cole email@example.com
May 27, 2021
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COURTESY U.S. NAVY
The Soviet Vishnya-class intelligence collection ship Kareliya (SSV-535, in the foreground) steamed alongside the U.S. Navy guided missile cruiser USS Texas in 1988. Texas at the time was assigned to the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson for a deployment in the Western Pacific.