K-141 Kursk was an Oscar-II class nuclear-powered cruise missile submarine of the Russian Navy, lost with all hands when it sank in the Barents Sea on August 12, 2000. Kursk, which translated, means the nuclear powered submarine “Kursk” in Russian, was a Project 949A (Antey, Antaeus but was also known by its NATO reporting name of Oscar II). It was named after the Russian city Kursk, around which the largest tank battle in military history, the Battle of Kursk, took place in 1943. One of the first vessels completed after the fall of the Soviet Union, it was commissioned into the Russian Navy's Northern Fleet. Features: The box includes 3 sprues. The kit is cleanly molded in good quality plastic. This kit includes 2 parts of hull, small parts, clear parts and decal. Please note this set requires both glue and paint in order to be complete.