• Short Summary

    United of the Untied States Army were airlifted to West Germany recently to participate in field manoeuvres code-named the "Reforger '74" trainign exercise.

    "Reforger" was described as a realistic training exercise conducted in accordance with United States commitments to NATO and commitments made in the 1967 bi-lateral agreement the Untied States and the Federal Republic of Germany.

    "Reforger" troops took part in exercise "Certain Pledge" -- a field training exercise which involved the use of various types of weapons and equipment such as the Assault Landing Vehicle Bridge -- a mobile bridge built into a modified combat tank chassis.

  • Description

    United of the Untied States Army were airlifted to West Germany recently to participate in field manoeuvres code-named the "Reforger '74" trainign exercise.

    "Reforger" was described as a realistic training exercise conducted in accordance with United States commitments to NATO and commitments made in the 1967 bi-lateral agreement the Untied States and the Federal Republic of Germany.

    "Reforger" troops took part in exercise "Certain Pledge" -- a field training exercise which involved the use of various types of weapons and equipment such as the Assault Landing Vehicle Bridge -- a mobile bridge built into a modified combat tank chassis. The bridge was designed to support the heaviest tanks.

    Other equipment used in the exercise included a double Bailey brig, 175-mm guns, 155-mm howitzer, the Vulcan cannon and the Chaparral surface-to-air infra-red homing missile.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA6U5YIIO5KJJGMLP15NSE8S5UV
    Media URN:
    VLVA6U5YIIO5KJJGMLP15NSE8S5UV
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/11/1974
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:50:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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