K-141 Kursk (full Russian name Атомная Подводная Лодка «Курск» (АПЛ «Курск»), Atomnaya Podvodnaya Lodka "Kursk" (APL "Kursk"), meaning "Nuclear-powered submarine Kursk") was an Oscar-II class nuclear-powered cruise-missile submarine of the Russian Navy which was lost with all hands when it sank in the Barents Sea on 12 August 2000. It was a Project 949A Антей (Antey, Antaeus; NATO reporting name "Oscar II") submarine. It was named after the Russian city of Kursk, around which the Battle of Kursk, took place in 1943. One of the first vessels completed after the end of the Soviet Union, it was commissioned into the Russian Navy's Northern Fleet (Source : Wikipedia)
Tags: cccp, urrs, urss, ussr, soviet-union
The Excelsior! A *hellium*-filled rigid airship that offers the luxury of the finest ocean liners, with the speed of modern airship travel! Fly from New York to London in a mere 24 hours & enjoy our casino featuring high-stakes baccarat, bar, restaurant, dance floor, and duty free shopping! Fly Excelsior!
Tags: sterling-archer, danger-zone, sterling, secret-agent, blimp