• Short Summary

    ISRAELI ARMOURED TANKS UNITS CARRIED OUT DESERT MANOEUVRES IN THE SOUTHERN PART OF THE COUNTRY YESTERDAY (8 OCTOBER).

  • Description

    ISRAELI ARMOURED TANKS UNITS CARRIED OUT DESERT MANOEUVRES IN THE SOUTHERN PART OF THE COUNTRY YESTERDAY (8 OCTOBER).

    THE FORCE WERE PART OF THE FIRST ARMY REGULARS, A UNIT KNOWN TO HAVE EXACTING DISCIPLINE.

    THE MANOEUVRES WERE HELD TO TEST UNDER DESERT CONDITIONS THE TANKS' PRECISE HYDRAULIC, OPTICAL, AND BALLISTIC EQUIPMENT.

    THE TANK UNITS OF ISRAEL, WHICH USE BRITISH AS WELL AS SOVIET-MADE TANKS CAPTURED IN THE SIX-DAY WAR OF 1967, ARE USED AS THE COUNTRY'S MAIN GROUND FORCE.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA63T8Q6ZM2WWCZOVZ7TQWHTQ1I
    Media URN:
    VLVA63T8Q6ZM2WWCZOVZ7TQWHTQ1I
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    09/10/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:04:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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