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The US army tried to follow the dip of the Russian deep-water apparatus “Vityaz” in the Mariana trench, has told on air of TV channel “Star” representatives of the design Bureau Rubin and the Foundation for advanced studies. Excerpts of their monologues leads RIA Novosti.
According to the chief specialist of “Rubin” Roman Sokolov, with the dip of the “Vityaz” was observed by the American cruiser and reconnaissance aircraft.
Project Manager of “Vityaz-D” Sergei Lapsary in turn said that the us aircraft Poseidon flew the tug “Fotiy Krylov”, which was launched the device twice a day. The plot of the TV channel it was noted that by the time the cruisers and aircraft, “the knight” has been lowered under the water.
Descent of deep-water apparatus “Vityaz” in the Mariana trench was first produced in may. The apparatus has reached the bottom and recorded the depth — 10028 meters. Presumably, this is the first successful attempt to reach the bottom of the Mariana trench.
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