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    M.PIERRE MESSMER, FRENCH ARMED FORCES MINISTER YESTERDAY (SATURDAY) OFFICIALLY PRESENTED THE FRENCH PROTOTYPE OF THE?

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    M.PIERRE MESSMER, FRENCH ARMED FORCES MINISTER YESTERDAY (SATURDAY) OFFICIALLY PRESENTED THE FRENCH PROTOTYPE OF THE FRANCO-GERMAN MILITARY TRANSPORT AIRCRAFT, TRANSALL C-160, TO HERR KAI-UWE VON HASSELL, WEST GERMAN DEFENCE MINISTER.

    THE TRANSALL C-160 IS DESTINED TO CARRY TROOPS, VEHICLES AND EQUIPMENT AND CARRY OUT HEAVY PARACHUTE DROPPING MISSIONS.IT WILL CRUISE AT 500 KLM AN HOUR AND HAS A RANGE OF 4,500 KLM.

    DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION WAS CARRIED OUT JOINTLY BY THE FRENCH FIRM OF NORD AVIATION AND TWO GERMAN FIRMS.

    LATER HERR VON HASSELL ANNOUNCED THAT SIX TRANSALL AIRCRAFT WERE ALREADY BEING BUILT AND AT LEAST 150 MORE WOULD FOLLOW AS SOON AS THE PARLIAMENTS HAD VOTED THE NECESSARY EXPENDITURE.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA9UCL833ZV2ZGZVMFHTEY65ED
    Media URN:
    VLVA9UCL833ZV2ZGZVMFHTEY65ED
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    05/05/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:08:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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