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How the LR5 rescue sub works
How the LR5 rescue sub works
As successive Russian attempts to rescue crew members from the Kursk submarine failed, hopes were pinned on a rescue mission involving the new British LR5 mini-submarine specially designed for such operations. The LR5 was transported from the UK to the scene of the accident but, once Norwegian divers established that the vessel was flooded, it was not deployed.

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