• Short Summary

    After a 15 month refit, HN Aircraft Carrier "Victorious" has been posted east of Suez, and took up her duties in the Indian Ocean three days ago.

  • Description

    After a 15 month refit, HN Aircraft Carrier "Victorious" has been posted east of Suez, and took up her duties in the Indian Ocean three days ago.The 35,000 ton carrier is now equipped with the now low, fast strike Buccaneer aircraft, together with Sea Vixens and Gannets.During the carrier's refit, a fully angled deck was incorporated, which allows aircraft to be launched and landed simultaneously.The ship is also equipped with a special long range radar system, which gives simultaneous bearings, ranges and heights of aircraft, further, higher, and more accurately than any other system in the world.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA6GL2679DM8R0RMJXUA4OD3M2M
    Media URN:
    VLVA6GL2679DM8R0RMJXUA4OD3M2M
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    10/09/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:46:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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