• Short Summary

    BRITAIN HAS INCREASED HER MILITARY STRENGTH IN MALAYSIA WITH A SQUADRON OF VICTOR BOMBERS -- EQUIPPED WITH NUCLEAR ARMAMENT.

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    BRITAIN HAS INCREASED HER MILITARY STRENGTH IN MALAYSIA WITH A SQUADRON OF VICTOR BOMBERS -- EQUIPPED WITH NUCLEAR ARMAMENT.THE BOMBERS ARE BASED SOMEWHERE IN SINGAPORE FOR EMERGENCY DEVELOPMENTS IN THE TENSE INDONESIAN-MALAYSIAN SITUATION.

    THE BOMBERS CAME FROM BRITAIN BECAUSE OR REPORTS OF AN INDONESIAN MILITARY BUILD-UP ALONG THE 900-MILE FRONTIER BETWEEN INDONESIAN BORNEO AND THE MALAYSIAN STATE OF SARAWAK.

    IT IS THOUGHT BY MALAYSIAN AND BRITISH AUTHORITIES THAT BUILD-UP HAS BEEN GOING ON SINCE BEFORE CHRISTMAS LAST YEAR.

    HIGHLY SKILLED ROYAL AIR FORCE TECHNICIANS ARE OPERATING AND MAINTAINING THE ULTRA-MODERN STRIKE BOMBERS.A STRICT SECURITY CLAMP HAS BEEN IMPOSED ON THE BOMBERS AT THE BASE.

    IN A NON-STOP FLIGHT TO DEMONSTRATES THEIR STRIKE ABILITY, THE BOMBERS FLEW OVER THE SOUTH-EASTERN COAST OF MALAYA AND OVER A CLUSTER OF ISLANDS ON THE WEST, WHERE INDONESIANS INFILTRATED IN THE PAST MONTHS.THE PATROL DUTIES OF THESE BOMBERS ARE A CLOSELY GUARDED SECRET.

    THE TENSE SITUATION HAS ALSO URGED BRITAIN TO DISCUSS WITH AUSTRALIA THE POSSIBILITY OF A V-BOMBER BASE IN DARWIN, NORTH OF AUSTRALIA.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA6CER4IK4UC29ZRJG64LTNNFRW
    Media URN:
    VLVA6CER4IK4UC29ZRJG64LTNNFRW
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    24/02/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:35:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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