A ship is loaded with the cable-controlled Undersea Recovery Vehicle.
171204-N-HS500-003.JPG Photo By: Petty Officer 2nd Class Christopher Lange

Comodoro Rivadavia - 171204-N-HS500-003 COMODORO RIVADAVIA, Argentina (Dec. 4, 2017). The R/V Atlantis, a U.S. Navy owned research vessel, is loaded with the cable-controlled Undersea Recovery Vehicle (CURV-21) in Comodoro Rivadavia Dec. 4, 2017. The CURV is designed to meet the U.S. Navy’s deep ocean salvage requirements down to a maximum depth of 20,000 feet and will be used in support of the Argentine Navy search efforts of the ARA San Juan (S-42) (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Christopher Lange/Released).


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