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Description: PROJECT AZORIAN,PROJECT JENNIFER,HUGHES GLOMAR EXPLORER,K-129,"Jennifer" was the code name for the United States Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) project to recover the sunken Soviet submarine K-129, one of the Soviet Union's strategic ballistic missile submarines, from the Pacific Ocean floor in the summer of 1974, using the purpose-built ship Glomar Explorer.[1] The 1968 sinking of the K-129 occurred approximately 750 miles north and west of Hawaii,[2] at a location still (2007) held highly classified by U.S. intelligence agencies. Project Jennifer was one of the most complex, expensive and secretive intelligence operations of the Cold War. CIA DOCU