(TNS) A top U.S. Navy admiral said this week that Russian naval activity mostly in the form of submarine operations is surging throughout NATO, and it is posing new challenges and risks to member states.

Adm. James Foggo, commander of U.S. Naval Forces Europe and Africa, told reporters Wednesday that sub competition with Russia is heating up.

Military.com reports:

“This has been one of the busiest years that I can remember, and I’ve been doing this since 1983,” he said. “… Russia has continued to put resources into their undersea domain. It’s an asymmetric way of challenging the West and NATO alliance and actually they’ve done quite well.”

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