Project AZORIAN




Submarine project 629-A. Extreme depth of immersion - 300 m. Armament - 3 ballistic missiles P-21, torpedoes with nuclear warheads. Autonomy -70 days. Crew - 90 people.


Course woes

... Under the cover of darkness in the early morning of February 24, the 1968 diesel-electric submarine K-129, on-board number “574”, left Krasheninnikov Bay and headed for the Pacific Ocean to the Hawaiian Islands.

March 8, at the turning point of the route, the submarine did not signal the passage of the control line. The faint hope that the boat was drifting in the water position, devoid of travel and radio communications, dried up after two weeks. A truly major search operation has begun. For 70 days, three dozen Pacific ships fleet examined the entire route "K-129" from Kamchatka to Hawaii. All the way, water samples were taken for radioactivity (on board the submarine was nuclear weapon). Alas, the boat has sunk into the unknown.



Crew of the dead boat


In the autumn of 1968, sorrowful notices were sent to the relatives of the missing sailors from the K-129 crew in the cities of the Soviet Union, where in the column “cause of death” it was stated: “recognize the dead”. The fact that the submarine disappeared was hidden by the military-political leadership of the USSR from the whole world, quietly excluding K-129 from the Navy.
The only one who remembered the lost boat was the US Central Intelligence Agency.

Avril

The nuclear submarine "Barb" (SSN-596) was on duty in the Sea of ​​Japan when something unexpected happened. A large detachment of Soviet ships and submarines went out to sea. The surprise was that the sonars of the ships of the USSR Navy, including submarines, constantly “worked” in the active mode. It soon became clear that the Russians were not looking for an American boat at all. Their ships quickly shifted to the east, filling the airwaves with numerous messages. The commander of the USS "Barb" reported to the command about what had happened and suggested that, judging by the nature of the "event", the Russians are looking for their sunken boat.

Project AZORIAN


Place of death K-129


Specialists of the US Navy began to listen to kilometers of tape recordings received from the bottom acoustic stations of the SOSUS system. In the cacophony of the sounds of the ocean, they managed to find a fragment where the “clap” was recorded. The signal came from a ground station installed on an elevation of the Imperial Mountains (part of the ocean floor) at a distance more than 300 miles from the intended crash site. Given the accuracy of the SOSUS direction finding in 5-10 °, the position of the "K-129" was defined as a "spot" the size of 30 miles. A Soviet submarine sank 600 miles northwest of Fr. Midway (Hawaiian archipelago), in the middle of the ocean depression at a depth of 5000 meters.

Solution

The official refusal of the government of the USSR from the sunken "K-129" led to the fact that it became "ownerless property", thus, any country that discovered the missing submarine would be considered its owner. Therefore, at the beginning of 1969, the CIA began discussions about the possibility of raising valuable equipment from a Soviet submarine from the bottom of the Pacific Ocean. Americans were literally interested in everything: the design of the submarine, mechanisms and tools, sonar, documents. A particular temptation caused the idea to penetrate the radio communications of the USSR Navy, to “split” the radio ciphers. If it is possible to extract radio communication equipment, it is possible with the aid of a computer to reveal information coding algorithms, to understand the key laws of the development of USSR ciphers, i.e. reveal the entire system of deployment and management of the Navy of the Soviet Union. Nuclear weapons aboard the boat were no less interesting: the design features of the P-21 ICBMs and torpedoes' combat units.
By July, 1969 was ready a clear plan for the next few years and the work was boiling. Given the tremendous depth at which K-129 sank, the success of the operation was rated at 10%.

Mission Halibat

To begin with, it was necessary to establish the exact location of K-129 and assess its condition. This took the atomic submarine for special operations USS "Halibut" (halibut). The former missile carrier was thoroughly modernized and saturated "to the eyeball" with oceanological equipment: side thrusters, anchor device with bow and stern mushroom anchor, diving camera, far and near side sonars, as well as a deep-sea towed Fish module equipped with a photo and video -Equipment and powerful spotlights.

When Halibat was at a design point, days of hard work were stretching. Every six days they lifted the deep-sea apparatus to recharge the film in the cameras. Then the photo lab was working at a frantic pace (the camera was making 24 frames per second). And once on the table lay a picture with a clearly delineated feather rudder submarine. "K-129" lay on the ocean floor according to unofficial information at point 38 ° 5 'N and 178 ° 57 'c. D. (according to other data - 40 ° 6 'N and 179 ° 57' E) at a depth of 16 500 feet. The exact location of the "K-129" is still the US state secret. After the discovery of the K-129, the Halibat also took 22 thousands of shots of the Soviet submarine.


Debris K-129 at the bottom


It was originally planned to open the K-129 hull using remote-controlled underwater vehicles and extract the materials needed by the American special services from the submarine without lifting the boat itself. But during the “Khalibat” mission it was found that the K-129 hull was broken into several large fragments, which made it possible to lift the compartments of five-kilometer depth that were entirely interesting for the intelligence officers. Of particular value was the bow of the “K-129” with a length of 138 feet (42 meter). The CIA and Navy appealed for financial support to Congress, Congress to President Nixon, and the AZORIAN project became a reality.

History Glomar Explorer

A fantastic project required special technical solutions. In April, 1971 at the Shipbuilding Dry Dock Co. (Pennsylvania, East Coast USA) was laid the ship MV Hughes Glomar Explorer. The giant, with a total displacement of 50.000 tons, was a single-deck vessel with a "central slot" above which was located a giant A-shaped tower, aft of the engine room, a bow two-tier and aft four-tier superstructures.






Almost a third of the ship occupied the “Moon Pool” with the dimensions 60, 65 x 22, 5 x 19, 8 m, which served as a dock to accommodate a deep-water capture, and then parts of a raised submarine. Filled with water, it looked like a giant swimming pool, with the exception of taps at every corner. From the bottom, the pool was closed with flaps with rubber seals.


Layout on the deck of the vessel “Hughes Glomar Explorer” of the main equipment used in the installation of pipe columns (lifting pipes): 1 — overhead crane; 2 — main deck; 3 - "moon pool"; 4 — A-frame; 5 — external gimbal suspension; 6 — internal gimbal suspension; 7 - the basis of the cargo device; 8 — tower; 9 — pipe tray; 10 — Pipe Tray Trolley; 11 — pipe transfer valve; 12-pipe lift.

One of the myths about the project “Azorian” - “K-129” broke up during the ascent and most of it fell to the bottom - refuted by the mismatch of the dimensions of the “Lunar pool” (length 60 meters) and the length of the body “K-129” (length by KVL - 99 meters). It was originally planned that only part of the submarine would be raised.

Along the diametral plane, in the bow and in the stern from the central slot, movable columns were installed, designed to receive a gripping device from a submerged barge. In appearance, they resembled retractable supports on offshore drilling rigs and, according to the authors, were to mislead the observers of this strange vessel, which they succeeded in the beginning. So, on May 11, 1975, in the magazine Parade, was placed a photograph of the vessel "MV Hughes Glomar Explorer" with the statement that these columns rest on the bottom. Later analysis of foreign publications allowed Soviet specialists to determine their true purpose.

The contract for the design of the ship the CIA concluded with the company Hughes Tool Co. The choice of this company was not accidental. It was her head, Howard Hughes, the billionaire and adventurer, who was best suited for the role of the main organizer and creator of this ambitious venture. It was Hughes who created the first lasers, and then the first American satellites. Missile guidance systems, three-dimensional radar - all these were produced by Hughes companies. In 1965-1975 contracts with the US DOD only Hughes Aircraft companies amounted to 6 billion.

At the same time, at the shipyards of the National Steel Shipbuilding Corp. in San Diego (California, West Coast, USA), the barge HBB-1 (Hughes Marine Barge) and the Clementine deep-sea capture were built. Such a distribution of production ensured the complete secrecy of the operation. Even the engineers directly involved in the project, separately, could not understand the purpose of these devices (ship, capture and barge).

After a series of tests on the East Coast, 13 August 1973. “Glomar Explorer” went to 12 000-mile cruise, bypassing metro station Horn and September 30 safely arrived in Long Beach (California). There, far from prying eyes, in a quiet bay of Santa Catalina, the barge HMB-1 was waiting for him with a grab mounted on it.



Clementine loading process on Glomar Explorer


The barge was slowly loaded and fixed at a depth of 30 m, the “Glomar Explorer” stood above it; the flaps of its central connector were parted and two columns were lowered into the water; at this time, the roof of the barge opened, and the columns, like Chinese chopsticks while eating, moved the Clementine inside the vessel to the Lunar Pool. As soon as the capture got on board the ship, massive underwater shutters were closed and water from the internal pool was pumped out. After that, the ship began a huge, invisible to prying eyes, work on the installation of the grip, attach all cables, hoses and sensors.

Clementine

1974 is a cold summer, a depression north of the island of Guam in the western Pacific. Depth of 5000 meters ... Every 3 minutes a section of 18,2 m is fed by crane. In total there are 300 sections of all, each as strong as the gun barrel.

The lowering and lifting of the Clementine deep-water capture is carried out with the help of a tubular column - a lifting tube, 5 kilometers in length. Each section of the pipe has a tapered cut, the sections are carefully screwed into each other, the grooves ensure reliable locking of the whole structure.

The actions of the “Glomar Explorer” were watched with interest by the Soviet sailors. The very purpose of the operation for them is not clear, but the fact of conducting deep-sea work in the middle of the Pacific Ocean caused suspicion among the command of the Soviet Navy.
The ship of the Chazhma measuring complex and the rescue tug of the SB-10 delivered the Yankees a lot of trouble. Out of fear that the Russians would take the “Glomar Explorer” by storm, they had to fill up the helipad with boxes and raise the entire crew to their feet. Alarming data came from the "Lunar Pool" - the wreck of the boat is radioactive, apparently one of the nuclear charges was destroyed.

Unfortunately, this is the end of the CIA report released on February 12 2010.
"Clementine" with parts of "K-129" rises aboard the ship, "Glomar Explorer" leaves with its prey for Hawaii ...

Some project related events

In October, 1992. CIA Director Robert Gates, at a meeting in Moscow, handed B. Yeltsin a videotape recording the burial ritual of 6 bodies from Soviet submariners from the K-129 crew. Three of them: sailor V. Kostyushko’s torpedo, senior sailor V. Lokhov’s underwater acoustics and sailor V. Nosachev’s senior torpedo, were identified by documents. The bodies of all six were placed in a container (the remains were radioactive). Then, in compliance with the Soviet naval burial ritual, 4 September 1974, under the chaplain’s prayer in Russian and English and under the anthems of the USSR and the USA, the container was lowered into the ocean. To honor the Yankees, the ceremony was held sincerely and with respect to the Soviet sailors.

Glomar Explorer continues its search in the depths of the World Ocean. Currently, a unique ship, chartered by Marathon Oil until March 2012, ironed the bottom near Indonesia.

In the end, the United States received a serious trump card in the Cold War, and the Azorian project was an outstanding achievement of the 20th century naval engineering.

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  1. tronin.maxim 9 January 2012 09: 52 New
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    Whatever the story, we must know it, even if it is tragic.
    1. Santa Fe 9 January 2012 16: 59 New
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      Video about the burial of sailors K-129
      http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QU3zVz3i_r4
  2. Ascetic 9 January 2012 11: 05 New
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    Very reminiscent of the death of the Kursk submarine. Obviously, Pindos could not do
  3. dred
    dred 9 January 2012 11: 16 New
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    And what about pendosy? As if they were guilty of all troubles.
    1. Ascetic 9 January 2012 13: 30 New
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      (Quoted from the certificate prepared for Ilya Klebanov, according to
      Ministry of Defense.)

      The catastrophe occurred due to the detonation of part of the combat stock in
      the first torpedo compartment of the boat, which entailed extensive destruction of the durable
      housing in the area of ​​the first and second compartments, violation of the tightness of
      the third and fourth compartments, which led to a fast - 110-120
      seconds - the flooding of the boat and the death of the crew.

      Analyzing the reasons that could have led to such an explosion, we can
      the main ones are the following:

      1. The detonation of ammunition (missiles, torpedoes, mounted on a special
      Shelving or quick reloading devices) with mechanical
      impact. For example, the breakdown of the product from attachment points with a powerful
      dynamic impact of the ship on a hard surface at a speed of 40 km / h.
      In those conditions, it could be a collision with the bottom, provoked by
      loss of boat buoyancy due to control errors or rapid flooding
      laziness of the nasal compartments.

      2. The detonation of part of the ammunition (missiles, torpedoes) during explosive
      in. Such could be a direct defeat of the APRK corps with a military missile.
      or a torpedo in the area of ​​the first compartment, followed by impact
      waves on one or more warheads mounted on racks
      along the side.

      3. Undermining one of the warheads with an overhead charge equivalent to
      200-300 grams of TNT.

      4. Detonation on board the APRK of free hydrogen due to leakage
      it from rechargeable batteries, fire and, as a result, detonation of a part
      ammunition.

      Available to specialists of the Navy of the Russian Federation
      records of sonar instruments indicate that in the area of ​​death
      APRK "Kursk" was recorded three explosions. The first - at 7.30 a.m.
      thick: low power: up to 300 grams of explosives (explosive - "!".) in
      TNT equivalent. The second - after 145 seconds - of high power: up to
      1700 kg of explosives in TNT equivalent. The third - after 45 minutes 18 seconds -
      low power: up to 400 grams of TNT.

      The first and second are identified with the location of the Kursk
      with a circular probable deviation of 150 meters. The third was fixed
      approximately 700-1000 m from the point where Kursk is located.

      Also, acoustic devices recorded between the first and second
      explosive loud noise that can be identified as penetrating noise
      into a sturdy water casing.

      All of the above allows us to conclude that the version about
      the destruction of the Kursk nuclear submarine with a military product, a hydrogen explosion or a mine explosion
      In this way, it does not seem to have sufficient evidence at the moment.
      zzatelstv. Since in this case the time gap between
      the first two explosions.

      Available data indicate that the probable cause of detonation
      ammunition in the first torpedo compartment could be a collision APRK
      "Kursk" with the bottom of the Barents Sea, which followed after the first explosion
      at 7.30 august 12. At the bottom, a track from a boat about 120 in length is clearly visible
      meters. The complete absence of any attempts by the crew of the boat after
      for 145 seconds, use a rescue tool or
      alarm means indicate that boat control
      was lost in the first 10-20 seconds after the onset of the disaster.

      This could only happen as a result of rapid flooding (
      ni) of the second command compartment, consisting of four levels of total
      up to 500 cubic meters.

      It is unlikely that such a large-scale defeat of the APRK with a low-power explosion
      ty, which was recorded at 7.30. According to the NGO Rubin, where
      the boat was built, the strength of its hull and its survivability allow it to be preserved
      thread control of ships of this type when one of the compartments is damaged
      weaponry with a capacity of up to 500 kilograms of TNT
      vivalent.

      This explosion is more correctly regarded not as the cause of the death of APRK
      "Kursk", but as one of the signs of a developing disaster. According to
      designers, such an explosion could be caused by mechanical damage to one
      of the high-pressure cylinders located between the light and durable
      mi buildings in the area of ​​the bulkhead between the first and second compartments.

      In this case, the version of the collision of the Kursk nuclear submarine with an underwater object
      becomes most likely
      http://www.thewalls.ru/parshev/submarine.htm
      http://www.sunhome.ru/journal/122059
      1. desava 9 January 2012 18: 20 New
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        Given my experience, I adhere to a slightly different version of the first explosion, although I do not deny the collision either:
        http://novayagazeta.ru/data/2010/089/00.html
        1. Andriuha077 11 January 2012 19: 46 New
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          Strange hole.
        2. EVIL 20 February 2012 18: 17 New
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          At one time, I was offered to read a book “with a hint” in which a variant of the Kursk torpedo attack of another submarine was considered.

          The person who offered to read let's say so knew the situation well.

          My experience is clearly not enough to draw my own conclusions, but after reading the article you indicated, I can say that the difference in pressure between the 1 and 2 compartments during firing is characteristic not only for the Kursk project, but also for some others, which serves as confirmation of the version you support.
          The article you cited as a whole sounds very competent, but I remain a supporter of another version, because of the greater trust in that person.
  4. Greyfox 9 January 2012 11: 38 New
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    Many publications indicate that the most likely cause of the death of the K-129 is a collision with an American nuclear submarine. BUT! I’m not caught, not a thief. This is, firstly, and secondly, the death of the Kursk was also blamed on the Americans (this is Ascetic about the same thing), which does not add confidence to such an infe. But the most scanty thing in this story is that the Soviet government, for reasons of prestige (the Soviet ones don’t sink boats!), Wrapping everything in a veil of secrecy, chose to pretend that there was no boat, which in turn gave the Americans the opportunity to raise ownerless property. " And who after that "pigiftndosy "?
    1. desava 9 January 2012 12: 57 New
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      I will subscribe to every word. And I give Americans their due - in the field of lifting objects in difficult conditions (large depth or mass of the object), they have extensive experience.
    2. Ascetic 9 January 2012 15: 42 New
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      Any submarine access to the combat patrol route is a SECRET operation. And losses in covert operations are not advertised. In no country in the world. The boat was sailing with nuclear weapons on board to the US coast not on an excursion. This is like an illegal intelligence officer in the event of a failure which the OFFICIAL AUTHORITY will never recognize at best will be exchanged for the same on the other hand.
      Now, according to the Kursk: no less than the others I know that the first reaction of the high-seated military commanders in such disasters and not only is to cover up their own .... and lay the blame on anyone up to the alien \ n. As they say, "swam" we know.
      the choice that stood before the Way-
      right after the Kursk tragedy. Either the whole world declare true
      the causes of the tragedy and put the planet on the brink of war. Or keep silent and
      make a deal primarily with his conscience, but get as a result
      real benefits for Russia.
      I am a supporter of the collision version because no leakage of the hydrogen mixture from microcracks can lead to such a massive explosion. moreover, ALL gas detectors could not be faulty so that the crew did not detect a hydrogen leak in time to the maximum pressure limit.
      As Stanislavsky said: "I do not believe!"
      1. Greyfox 9 January 2012 17: 53 New
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        There will always be someone screaming "DO NOT BELIEVE!". There’s something even from the Bible .... On the K-172 nuclear submarine, because of the machinations of CIA agents, the spill was eliminated with panicles and dumped into the wash basin. We will not talk about the harm that people have suffered, I’ll only say that the boat is more than two years old they cleaned and washed off mercury at the Zvyozdochka plant in Severodvinsk. On New Year's Eve, Mossad and Mi-6 agents contracted the Wahhabis and burned the Yekaterinburg submarine (well, before that, they had burned a bridge to train under Chinese instructors) Vladivostok). NATO deep-sea divers used a match to fire on the Komsomolets nuclear submarine. The Japanese crap as they could, drowning K-429 off the coast of Kamchatka.
        All of the above stream of consciousness is compiled to justify domestic stupidity and sloppiness based on the cry "DO NOT BELIEVE!".

        The submarine is not an illegal scout. It is the tragedy of many families (such a trifle). An official statement about her death (without disclosing the route!) Would lead to the fact that no one would dare to delve into it as in "ownerless property."
        1. sas
          sas 10 January 2012 15: 28 New
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          Five points!
  5. Lakkuchu
    Lakkuchu 9 January 2012 11: 58 New
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    "The Soviet military and political leadership hid the fact of the disappearance of the submarine from the whole world by quietly excluding the K-129 from the Navy" - as we see it, in the Soviet way ... the main thing is not to spoil the beautiful picture of Soviet achievements, but people .. to whom they needed, except heartbroken relatives.
    1. polukazak1
      polukazak1 9 January 2012 14: 07 New
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      ] Lakkuchu It’s not accepted in any country to disclose their secrets, especially regarding strategic weapons (do we know much about the Philadelphia experiment in America itself?) Of course, secrecy then reached the point of absurdity. An example is an underground nuclear explosion for peaceful purposes in the country, people from nearby sat do not warn
      1. Santa Fe 9 January 2012 17: 05 New
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        After the Thresher disaster, a day later at the Pentagon there was a press conference for all world news agencies
  6. Capt.stryker
    Capt.stryker 9 January 2012 13: 23 New
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    The exact coordinates of the location of "K-129" are still US state secret.

    ... and Russia. Why do I think so? Yes, because the Soviet "fishing seiners" observed the operation of the "Glomar Explorer", respectively, the coordinates of the death of the submarines are known to the Russian side.


    Quote: Ascetic
    Very reminiscent of the death of the Kursk submarine. Obviously, Pindos could not do

    Pindos are to blame for all the technological disasters of the USSR and Russia.

    Quote: dred
    And then pendosy?

    Kremlin propaganda of inciting hatred for Pindos, is working at full strength.

    Quote: Greyfox
    Many publications indicate that the most likely cause of the death of K-129 is a collision with an American nuclear submarine

    Russian, only Russian ... Soviet, and now Russian admirals and generals in general tend to blame their failures, troubles, catastrophes on the third side, because if you yourself are to blame, you have to at least free the easy chair.
    Quote: desava
    And I give Americans their due - in the field of lifting objects in difficult conditions (large depth or mass of the object), they have extensive experience.

    First of all, Americans should be given credit for this noble deed.
    The bodies of all six were placed in a container (the remains were radioactive). Then, in compliance with the Soviet naval burial ritual, September 4, 1974, under the prayer of the chaplain in Russian and English and under the hymns of the USSR and the USA, the container was lowered into the ocean. To the credit of the Yankees, the ceremony was held sincerely and with respect to the Soviet sailors.
    1. Greyfox 9 January 2012 18: 02 New
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      A little higher, I gave examples of how vile saboteurs ruined our submarine fleet. (I just beg, do not take it seriously !!!). And from my post you took out only that I was specifically at 100 procing that the Americans were guilty of the death of K-129.
  7. Farkash
    Farkash 9 January 2012 15: 28 New
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    The sonar and camera quickly looked through everything in the area, and with each dive of the "fish" new details gathered. In one of the photographs, behind the cabin of a Soviet submarine, a hole from the explosion was seen, with a diameter of about 3 meters. It seems that when the boat was still on the surface, an explosion occurred, which was recorded by a network of underwater hydrophones in the form of cotton. The explosion apparently occurred from the accumulation of hydrogen, while the recharge of sulfuric acid batteries weighing 450 tons was in progress. Despite serious damage, the boat looked mostly intact.
    In the picture, small covers of two missile silos torn from the hatches were clearly visible. A curved pipe loomed inside the first shaft, where a warhead once rested. In the second mine, the warhead was completely absent. The third mine was untouched.
    Then the “fish” camera discovered something else, and this “something” shocked even Moore. These were the remains of a sailor, apparently an ordinary, young guy lying alone along his submarine. His comrades were obviously buried inside. One leg of the deceased was broken and bent at almost a right angle, most likely as a result of the explosion that destroyed the boat. Maybe this killed the sailor, or maybe he drowned when he sank to a three-mile depth. The guy must have been on the upper deck when the submarine died. He was dressed in storm clothes, a brown fur jacket fastened over his throat, wadded trousers and black heavy military boots. Now these clothes warmed his stiff white bones.
    Bones, a bare skeleton - all this seemed implausible, because, according to experts, almost nothing lives so deep in the ocean. But there was something else in these photos. Tiny, carnivorous worms wriggled around the body, already eaten in pieces.
    None of those who saw the Soviet young submariner and who examined 22 thousand photographs brought by the Khalibat home September 9, 1968, could not forget it.


    This must be remembered.
  8. 755962
    755962 9 January 2012 15: 50 New
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    I’m wondering what will happen to nuclear charges? Can they detonate, collapse. And what are the consequences of the disaster? But somewhere, there are Thresher, Scorpio, our Komsomolets, Kursk. An atomic sledgehammer is not a joke ...
    1. Greyfox 9 January 2012 17: 27 New
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      X-NUMX missiles with X (X) warheads drowned on K-219 (in theory, up to 16 plus an unknown quantity on torpedoes). So 48 K-3 missiles are just bullshit compared to this.
      1. Evgeny B.
        Evgeny B. 9 January 2012 18: 32 New
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        I read somewhere, it seems in Igor Kurdin’s book “Death of the K-219 nuclear submarine cruiser”, that the Americans had already been there on this platform and launched rockets.
        1. Greyfox 9 January 2012 19: 19 New
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          As Comrade Sukhov said, “It's unlikely.” The 5500 depth is diving meters, how to say it ..... you get tired.
          1. desava 9 January 2012 19: 42 New
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            There are autonomous uninhabited underwater vehicles for this. I am sure that we have already been examined, and I am not surprised that the situation is constantly being monitored.
  9. ICT
    ICT 9 January 2012 17: 35 New
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    The atomic sledgehammer is no joke.

    if you don’t particularly touch it, it will remain so; around the world, there’s a dozen or two places where this shit is lying around (if someone like bin laden doesn’t find it, and then I’ll stay lying there, well, there will be a local increase in radiation if the warheads are completely destroyed)
    1. Santa Fe 9 January 2012 18: 21 New
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      At our side in Delaware Bay in 1957, the transport Globalmaster dropped an atomic bomb on a fuse.
      The plane had problems with the engine and the pilots chose the lesser of the 2x evils - carefully dropped the dangerous cargo near Wildwood, and themselves went on an emergency landing.
      They thought they would quickly find the bomb in the bay, but figs, the baby rolled off somewhere. And still tic tic tic tic

      Welcome to New Jersey!
      1. desava 9 January 2012 19: 00 New
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        Really did not get it ?!
        1. Santa Fe 9 January 2012 19: 11 New
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          No.

          For some reason, the New Jersey Campground & RV Park Guide has not written anything about her ... and there is nothing on visitnj.org either wink
    2. Denis 9 January 2012 22: 29 New
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      Quote: TIT
      type bin laden it is not thought to find and raise

      Well this is from fiction, not every developed state can do this, for this there will be not enough automatic weapons, explosives and fanaticism
      here "Mir" and others like him
  10. Oleg14774 9 January 2012 18: 32 New
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    I agree with Ascetic 100% I watched a French film about Kursk, the rally with very clear edges is clearly visible. I think the arrival of the CIA director is evidence that there was a torpedo attack on an American submarine. I also heard about K 129 that it was torpedoed by an American submarine, and that is why they found it so quickly, because the captain of the American submarine knew its exact coordinates. No one knows for sure. But here the government of the USSR had to declare death. There was nothing to hide. Neutral waters no one would have made any redress.
    1. desava 9 January 2012 18: 56 New
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      French film - bred. What do you think could leave such a clear mark? Divers. American? Nonsense! Technological hole made by our divers. A torpedo attack is even more nonsense!
  11. dred
    dred 9 January 2012 18: 43 New
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    Quote: Capt.Stryker
    Quote: dred
    And then pendosy?

    Kremlin propaganda of inciting hatred for Pindos, is working at full strength.

    I completely agree with you. Medvedev and Putin and the zombie have already zombified the people so much that the patriots are already bored. You can minus as much as you like, it will only be a plus for me.
    1. altman 9 January 2012 19: 44 New
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      and you are not zombied .. not only by Putin, but by penldos ... oh, fighters ... Kasparov, Nemtsov and other benefactors of the Russian land !!
  12. ICT
    ICT 9 January 2012 19: 16 New
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    Quote: desava
    Delaware in 1957 transport Globalmaster dropped an atomic bomb


    but not two hydrogen
    1. desava 9 January 2012 20: 37 New
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      Hydrogen seems to be "lost" in the sea near Spain. But I don’t remember exactly. I know that the search was large-scale.
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    and you are not zombied .. not only by Putin, but by penldos ... oh, fighters ... Kasparov, Nemtsov and other benefactors of the Russian land !!



    Quote: dred
    I completely agree with you. Medvedev and Putin and the zombie have already zombified the people so much that the patriots are already bored. You can minus as much as you like, it will only be a plus for me.




    for these discussions a place in the news section is geopolitics
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    ICT 9 January 2012 20: 43 New
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    Hydrogen seems to be "lost" in the sea near Spain. But I don’t remember exactly. I know that the search was massive


    in 66, in-52 I ran into a tanker, 4pcs were lost, but it seemed like a couple of months they all found and raised
  15. Prometey 12 January 2012 12: 10 New
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    By the way, the fate of millionaire Howard Hughes, who sponsored the K-129 lift project, is interesting. He died, losing his mind, lying in bed, like a bum - overgrown, dirty and not trimmed with nails. Probably saw something when raising the submarine :)
  16. Ivan the Fool 10 January 2016 11: 06 New
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    Great article on magical success! Thank!