• Short Summary

    President Mobutu Sese Seko of the Zaire Republic attended large-scale manoeuvres of the Zaire army and air force in Kinole on friday (July 21).

  • Description

    President Mobutu Sese Seko of the Zaire Republic attended large-scale manoeuvres of the Zaire army and air force in Kinole on friday (July 21). The exercise, codenamed 'Bukavu', included a mock battle between army units backed up by aircraft, and a display of precision firing with 106-millimetre recoilless cannons and mortars.

    The President, who is also Minister of Defence, took part in the manoeuvres in an advisory capacity. His country's armed strength which includes land, sea and air forces, numbers about 30,000.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA17XYFYE3ML5FRIS14J6SLW8OF
    Media URN:
    VLVA17XYFYE3ML5FRIS14J6SLW8OF
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    26/07/1972
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:42:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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