• Short Summary

    THE SOUTH KOREAN AIR FORCE HAS RECEIVED ITS FIRST MODERN JET FIGHTERS TO REPLACE THE F-86 SABRE JETS USED AT THE TIME OF THE WAR WITH NORTH KOREA.

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    THE SOUTH KOREAN AIR FORCE HAS RECEIVED ITS FIRST MODERN JET FIGHTERS TO REPLACE THE F-86 SABRE JETS USED AT THE TIME OF THE WAR WITH NORTH KOREA. THE NEW F-5 SUPERSONIC JETS, MADE IN THE UNITED STATES, WERE HANDED OVER IN A CEREMONY AT THE SUWON AIRPORT, ABOUT 30 MILES SOUTH OF SEOUL, ON FRIDAY.

    UNDER THE ARMISTICE AGREEMENT BETWEEN NORTH KOREA AND THE UNITED NATIONS COMMAND, THE INTRODUCTION OF MODERN AIRCRAFT BY BOTH WAS BANNED. SOUTH KOREA OBTAINED ITS MODERN JETS ON THE GROUNDS THAT NORTH KOREA HAS INTRODUCED SUCH NEW AIRCRAFT AS THE MIG-17, FROM THE SOVIET UNION.

    THE F-5 JETS WERE OFFICIALLY RECEIVED FROM THE UNITED STATES BY PRESIDENT PARK OF SOUTH KOREA, AS PILOTS, MEMBERS OF THE DIPLOMATIC CORPS, AND HIGH RANKING OFFICIALS LOOKED ON.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA204NNQCE4YHT4XFNY2IGK4XM4
    Media URN:
    VLVA204NNQCE4YHT4XFNY2IGK4XM4
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    03/05/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:17:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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