Britain to acquire two specialist ships to protect underwater infrastructure

BIRMINGHAM: Britain will acquire two specialist ships to protect underwater infrastructure such as cables and pipelines, defence minister Ben Wallace said on Sunday, following leaks in the Nord Stream gas pipelines from Russia to Europe. European countries say the Nord Stream pipelines were damaged by “sabotage” but have stopped short of blaming Moscow. Russian President Vladimir Putin has blamed Western countries. Speaking at the Conservative … Continue reading Britain to acquire two specialist ships to protect underwater infrastructure