Problem

Unidentified submarine objects

Other Names:
Unidentified submarine patrols
Intruding foreign submarines
Incidence:
Numerous incidents of unidentified submarine patrols are reported in coastal areas. To fishing vessels, these constitute a navigational hazard, especially since the government responsible is reluctant to acknowledge responsibility for any damage to nets or to fishing vessels. To governments, the presence of unidentified submarines in coastal waters is a sever threat to security, as is the case for Sweden.
Broader Problems:
Marine navigation hazards
Narrower Problems:
Wrecks and derelicts as hazards
Problem Type:
E: Emanations of other problems
Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 16: Peace and Justice Strong Institutions
Date of last update
31.03.1998 – 00:00 CEST