• Short Summary

    IN KUALA LUMPUR THIS MORNING (WEDNESDAY), A MALAYSIAN POLICE FORCE OF 1,000 MEN PREPARED FOR AN HOUR IN HEAVY RAIN.

  • Description

    1.
    LS PARADE GROUND (TWO SHOTS)
    0.12

    2.
    MS HOLDEN CARS (TWO SHOTS)
    0.16

    3.
    MS POLICEMAN STANDS NEAR RIFLES AND AMMUNITION (TWO SHOTS)
    0.19

    4.
    CU SAME POLICEMAN
    0.20

    5.
    MS ZOOM IN TO EASTMAN AND ISMAIL BOARDING JEEP
    0.27

    6.
    MCU POLICE HONOUR GUARDS
    0.28

    7.
    MLS EASTMAN AND ISMAIL IN JEEP REVIEW PARADE
    0.39

    8.
    MS MIXED OFFICERS
    0.41

    9.
    MLS POLICE SHARPSHOOTERS PREPARE TO TRY OUT NEW RIFLES
    0.48

    10.
    MS DIGNITARIES WATCHING
    0.49

    11.
    MLS NEW RIFLES BEING TESTED
    0.56



    Initials CAR/VS/MK/YA/RBI



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: IN KUALA LUMPUR THIS MORNING (WEDNESDAY), A MALAYSIAN POLICE FORCE OF 1,000 MEN PREPARED FOR AN HOUR IN HEAVY RAIN. IT WAS HELD AT THE REQUEST OF THE MALAYSIAN GOVERNMENT TO SHOW ITS APPRECIATION OF THE CONTINUING MILITARY AID FROM AUSTRALIA.

    THE GIFT, VALUED AT GBP247,000 STERLING, COMPRISED OF 60 HOLDEN CARS AND STATION WAGONS, 20 HEAVY PERSONNEL CARRIERS, 3,000 SELF-LOADING RIFLES, ABOUT 2,000,000 ROUNDS OF AMMUNITION AS WELL AS HEAVY WORKSHOP EQUIPMENT.

    THE CONSIGNMENT IS PART OF A THREE-YEAR AUSTRALIAN DEFENCE AND PROGRAMME TO MALAYSIA WHICH WILL HAVE LANDED MORE THAN GBP7.1 MILLION STERLING WORTH OF ARMS AND EQUIPMENT BY NEXT AUGUST.

    UNITS OF THE POLICE FIELD FORCE WHO WILL TAKEOVER MUCH OF THE EQUIPMENT WERE BROUGHT IN FROM OUTLYING BASE CAMPS FOR THE PARADE.

    THE EFFECTIVENESS OF THE AUSTRALIAN RIFLES WAS TESTED BY A FEW POLICE SHARP-SHOOTERS.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA2NAUK91LN9C56ASJ5X4MUACCW
    Media URN:
    VLVA2NAUK91LN9C56ASJ5X4MUACCW
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    15/02/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:56:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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