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Raising the Kursk

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 How the Kursk will be raised
Introduction

Almost a year after the Kursk nuclear submarine suddenly sank with all 118 hands on board in the Barents Sea, the Russian government is planning a delicate and complex operation to retrieve the vessel from the seabed and recover the bodies of the remaining crew.

Click on the links to for a step-by-step guide to the salvage operation.

 Click here to see animation from the salvage company Mammoet


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