Source Pravda.Ru

Additional Gauges Installed On Kursk Hull To Monitor Radiation Situation

Additional gauges have been installed on the hull of the Kursk nuclear submarine, towed to Roslyakovo, to monitor the radiation situation, Captain 1st rank Igor Dygalo, assistant to the commander-in-chief of Russia's Navy, said on Thursday. Divers who installed the gauges inspected the hull and carried out radiation measurements which revealed no deviation from the norm, he said. On Thursday, a working meeting is to be held on board the Admiral Chabanenko large anti-submarine ship to work out plans for the future. The meeting will be chaired by Navy Commander-in-Chief Admiral Vladimir Kuroyedov. At the port of Roslyakovo where the Giant 4 barge is moored there are also the Admiral Chabanenko ship with the recovery operation's headquarters on board, a radiation and chemical reconnaissance boat, tugboats and diving ships. The sea in the area is slight.