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Other titles:ROYAL NAVY VIDEOS: 2000s [Allocated Series Title]
Summary: Scenes from the British rescue mission to the stricken Russian submarine Kursk.
Description: (Tape 1) Scenes on Day 1: loading LR5 submersible onto Normand Pioneer and heading for rescue area. Interviews with Commander Alan Hoskins and the members of the LR5 crew. Views on board Normand Pioneer showing activity.
(Tape 2) General views of the Normand Pioneer underway, showing various areas. Interview with Commodore David Russell (LR5 leader). Medics and recompression chamber. ROV (remotely operated vehicle) interiors and general views. Sea King helicopter.
(Tape 3) Further unedited scenes from the British rescue mission to the stricken Russian submarine Kursk.
(Tape 4) Rough edit of media pool material, showing two sequences: the interior of the LR5 submersible, with descriptions of the environment and of some of the equipment, plus scenes showing the arrival of Russian Vice Admiral Oleg Bortsof on board the Normand Pioneer.