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Azorian: The Raising of the K-129

Part 1

At the height of the Cold War K-129 offered the US a cornucopia of unique intelligence targets, ranging from an opportunity to study Soviet nuclear weapons technology to the chance to break into Soviet cryptographic systems. This massive effort was one of the longest and most expensive covert operations in CIA history.

Category
Documentary
Original air date
2011-11-30