• Short Summary

    ROYAL AIR FORCE JET BOMBERS ARE CURRENTLY ON TRAINING MISSIONS OVER MALAYSIA -- THE FEDERATION INDONESIA HAS THREATENED TO "CRUSH."
    VICTOR BOMBERS FROM 15 AND 57 SQUADRONS WERE FLOWN OUT FROM ENGLAND EARLIER THIS MONTH FOR TEMPORARY DUTIES IN SINGAPORE.

  • Description

    ROYAL AIR FORCE JET BOMBERS ARE CURRENTLY ON TRAINING MISSIONS OVER MALAYSIA -- THE FEDERATION INDONESIA HAS THREATENED TO "CRUSH."
    VICTOR BOMBERS FROM 15 AND 57 SQUADRONS WERE FLOWN OUT FROM ENGLAND EARLIER THIS MONTH FOR TEMPORARY DUTIES IN SINGAPORE.THE EIGHT BOMBERS BASED ON THE ISLAND ARE CONCENTRATING ON NAVIGATIONAL AND BOMBING EXERCISES.

    IT HAS BEEN REPORTED THAT THE VICTORS WOULD BE CALLED INTO ACTION IF INDONESIA WERE TO LAUNCH AN AERIAL ATTACK AGAINST MALAYSIA.THE JETS, ARMED WITH HIGH-EXPLOSIVE BOMBS, COULD BE USED FOR RETALIATION AGAINST SELECTED MILITARY TARGETS IN INDONESIA.

    MEANWHILE, IT WAS ANNOUNCED IN KUALA LUMPUR YESTERDAY (SATURDAY) THAT MALAYSIA PLANS TO DOUBLE HER DEFENCE BUDGET BECAUSE OF "THE THREAT POSED BY THE RATHER UNFRIENDLY ATTITUDE OF INDONESIA.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA453AJ64CCF4DK4B1QLX122CYP
    Media URN:
    VLVA453AJ64CCF4DK4B1QLX122CYP
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    29/12/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:05:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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