Submarine spotted in Japan’s contiguous zone off Okinawa | GlobalPost

The Defense Ministry said Sunday that the Maritime Self-Defense Force spotted an unidentified submarine in the early morning sailing in Japan’s contiguous zone south of Minamidaito Island in Okinawa Prefecture.

The submarine, detected by a P-3C MSDF patrol aircraft, was suspected of belonging to the Chinese navy, a government source said. The ministry confirmed the submarine was traveling southeast of the island outside the contiguous zone in the evening.

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