Russian submarine AS-34
|Laid down||January 1988|
|Launched||27 August 1989|
|Commissioned||30 November 1989|
|Class and type||Priz-class deep-submergence rescue vehicle|
|Displacement||55 tonnes (54 long tons)|
|Length||13.5 m (44 ft 3 in)|
|Beam||3.8 m (12 ft 6 in)|
|Height||4.6 m (15 ft 1 in)|
|Range||21 nmi (39 km)|
|Test depth||1,000 m (3,300 ft)|
In 2000, AS-34 was stationed aboard the rescue ship Rudnetsky and participated in operations to attempt a rescue of personnel from the sunken submarine Kursk. The submarine managed to reach Kursk but was unable to establish a seal to fully dock on the ninth compartment and effect rescue.
- Kursk submarine disaster – Sinking of Russian submarine Kursk in the Barents Sea in August 2000
- "Deep-diving autonomous underwater vehicle – Project 1855". russianships.info. Archived from the original on 30 November 2010. Retrieved 13 September 2010.