• Short Summary

    TANZANIA RECEIVED ITS FIRST MILITARY AIRCRAFT - TWO TWIN-ENGINE CARIBOU TRANSPORTS - FROM CANADA, AT A SPECIAL CEREMONY AT DAR ES SALAAM YESTERDAY (THURSDAY).

  • Description

    TANZANIA RECEIVED ITS FIRST MILITARY AIRCRAFT - TWO TWIN-ENGINE CARIBOU TRANSPORTS - FROM CANADA, AT A SPECIAL CEREMONY AT DAR ES SALAAM YESTERDAY (THURSDAY).

    THE AIRCRAFT WERE HANDED OVER TO THE COUNTRY'S SECOND VICE PRESIDENT, MR. RASHID KAWAWA, WHO IS ALSO THE MINISTER FOR DEFENCE, BY MR. A.S. MCGILL, THE CANADIAN HIGH COMMISSIONER TO TANZANIA.

    ALSO PRESENT AT THE CEREMONY WAS MR. KAMANGA, THE VICE PRESIDENT OF NEIGHBOURING ZAMBIA, CANADIAN MILITARY EXPERTS AND TANZANIAN MILITARY COMMANDERS.

    THE TWO CARIBOU TRANSPORTS - WHICH SPECIALISE IN SHORT TAKE-OFF AND LANDING - WILL OPERATE UNDER THE TANZANIA PEOPLE'S DEFENCE FORCES AIR WING, AND SPECIALISE IN THE MAINTENANCE OF INTERNAL SECURITY.

    AIRCREWS ARE BEING TRAINED IN CANADA, AND WILL FORM THE BASIS FOR AN EVENTUAL FULL SCALE AIR FORCE.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA382YS154PYAYLROHKBBR7L5JU
    Media URN:
    VLVA382YS154PYAYLROHKBBR7L5JU
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    20/05/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:42:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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