• Short Summary

    At Khimki, just north of Moscow, Soviet ships, naval aircraft, missiles and assault units were on display on Monday (July 30th) -- the annual Navy Day in the Soviet Union.

  • Description

    At Khimki, just north of Moscow, Soviet ships, naval aircraft, missiles and assault units were on display on Monday (July 30th) -- the annual Navy Day in the Soviet Union. Thousands of spectators at Khimki Aquatic Sports Stadium were able to watch formations of naval vessels passing in review while helicopters and aircraft flew overhead.

    The Chief of the Soviet Navy, Admiral Sergei Gorshkov, claimed that Russian sea power was now the strongest in the world, in an interview published on Monday. He warned that the combined surface and submarine fleet, supported with supersonic aircraft, could destroy opponents at sea on any part of the globe.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA66ZKIHBOZVWDAGGKLEJB498NH
    Media URN:
    VLVA66ZKIHBOZVWDAGGKLEJB498NH
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    03/08/1972
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:25:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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