• Short Summary

    A BRITISH NAVAL FORCE IS PLAYING A MAJOR ROLE IN NATO EXERCISES IN THE WESTERN MEDITERRANEAN.

  • Description

    A BRITISH NAVAL FORCE IS PLAYING A MAJOR ROLE IN NATO EXERCISES IN THE WESTERN MEDITERRANEAN.

    POSITIONED ABOUT THREE-HUNDRED-MILES OF GIBRALTAR, EXERCISE IS TAKING PLACE IN AN AREA CLOSE TO A RECENT SIGHTING OF SOVIET VESSELS AND THE CRIPPLED RUSSIAN SUBMARINE, THE DAMAGED IN A MID-SEA COLLISION LAST MONTH.

    THE FLAGSHIP OF THE BRITISH FLEET IS THE AIRCRAFT CARRIER HMS HERMES. THE AIM OF THE EXERCISE, WHICH IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE UNTIL MARCH, IS TO TRAIN BRITISH NAVAL FORCES AS A CONTRIBUTION TO WESTERN SECURITY IN THE MEDITERRANEAN AREA.

    SHIPS OF MANY OTHER NATIONS -- INCLUDING THE UNITED STATES -- ARE TAKING PART.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA4J2HKO6FYFL5YLE8FXEENO4FQ
    Media URN:
    VLVA4J2HKO6FYFL5YLE8FXEENO4FQ
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    07/02/1970
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:37:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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