• Short Summary

    UNITS OF BRITAIN'S ARMED SERVICES ARE HOLDING COMBINED LAND, SEA AND AIR EXERCISES IN THE ADEN PROTECTORATE AND IN THE INDIAN OCEAN.

  • Description

    UNITS OF BRITAIN'S ARMED SERVICES ARE HOLDING COMBINED LAND, SEA AND AIR EXERCISES IN THE ADEN PROTECTORATE AND IN THE INDIAN OCEAN. TAKING PART ARE RAF AIRCRAFT, ARMY ARTILLERY AND OTHER GROUND UNITS IN AND AROUND ADEN, TOGETHER WITH ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS, INCLUDING THE AIRCRAFT CARRIER "ARK ROYAL."
    SEA VIXEN JET FIGHTERS FROM THE "ARK ROYAL" THIS WEEK PROVIDED AIR SUPPORT FOR COMMANDOS ON MANOEUVRES IN THE EASTERN ADEN PROTECTORATE, WHILE TURBO-PROP GANNETS CARRIED OUT RECONNAISSANCE FLIGHTS.

    THE "ARK ROYAL" WILL RETURN TO BRITAIN FOR A REFIT WHEN THE EXERCISES END NEXT WEEK. THE 48,000-TON CARRIER HAS BEEN CRUISING IN FAR EAST WATERS FOR THE PAST NINE MONTHS.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA8ZG1U0S3PZG7ES3TX03F1SHSX
    Media URN:
    VLVA8ZG1U0S3PZG7ES3TX03F1SHSX
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    14/11/1962
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:42:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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