The USS Montpelier (SSN-765), Los Angeles-class nuclear attack submarine and the USS San Jacinto (CG-56), Ticonderoga-class Aegis cruiser of the United States Navy (USN) have collided about 3:30 p.m.   Eastern Daylight time during a training exercise.

This report about the incident involving a nuclear submarine and a Aegis cruiser has been confirmed by the United States Fleet Forces Command  and Pentagon.

Press release by the United States Fleet Forces Command said, “overall damage to both ships is being evaluated,” and that the USS Montpelier’s propulsion plant was “unaffected by the collision.”

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