A nuclear-powered Russian submarine sailed through the great belt on Thursday and is currently in the Baltic sea.
It also reaffirms national defense on Friday morning.
- I can not say so much, besides we can confirm that it is a submarine of the Oscar class has gone through, " says Lars Skjoldan, press officer for the national defense.
Submarines in the Oscar-class powered by two nuclear reactors and has the capacity for nuclear weapons.
Shortly after 16 o'clock Thursday was the 154-meter-long submarine to the south of Gedser, writes the Swedish SVT.
the Submarine sailed on the surface through the great belt strait on Thursday morning.
Russian naval vessels have the right to sail through Danish waters, so long as they comply with some simple rules, says Lars Skjoldan.
The Swedish defense follows the submarine, while staying in the Baltic sea.
- it has The capacity to carry cruise missiles. But what it is equipped with, I do not know. We have control over what happens, says major Kristina Swaan, pressevagt for the Swedish defense, to SVT.
- We follow the development. We always are, she adds.
According to the agency, there is talk about the submarine 'Orel'. Earlier in the year, a commander of the Russian navy say that the 'Orel' in July to participate in a flådeparade in Saint Petersburg.
'Orel' was also in 2018 in Danish waters and sailed by the apartment through the great belt.
Here was the companionship of a missilcruiser, a destroyer and a hjælpefartøj.