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    An important new radar station was officially set in motion ???n the Netherlands yesterday (Wednesday).?

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    An important new radar station was officially set in motion ???n the Netherlands yesterday (Wednesday). Dutch Secretary of State or Transport M. J. Keyzer opened the new station. It will ???timately be connected to the new Eurocontrol system, currently ???der construction, which will provide high altitude aircraft control ???ver Western Europe.

    SYNOPSIS: In the Netherlands, an important new radar station was opened at Herwynen on Wednesday. Dutch Secretary of State for Transport, Mr. Keyzer, was there to see the station start official operations.

    The station will ultimately form part of the new Eurocontrol system, which is currently under construction. When complete, the system will provide high altitude aircraft control over Western Europe. Television links will connect the new station to the central control system. Other stations constructed at Brussels and Bremen will be similarly connected. The entire system, bringing safe flight control to Europe's crowded airways, is scheduled to become operational during the next month.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAABEWS70IMOJ5VJ3MQBAMK2IOE
    Media URN:
    VLVAABEWS70IMOJ5VJ3MQBAMK2IOE
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    03/06/1971
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:02:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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