The Kursk Salvage Plan

Polmar, Norman
June 2001
U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings;Jun2001, Vol. 127 Issue 6, p88
Conference Proceeding
Highlights the plan of the Russian government to salvage the Russian nuclear-propelled submarine Kursk in Barents Sea. Formation of the Kursk foundation to undertake the operation; Effort to neutralize environmental risk; Estimate cost of salvage operation.


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