• Short Summary

    The U.S. guided-missile cruiser, "Little Rock" recently joined the U.S. Sixth Fleet in the Mediterranean?

  • Description

    The U.S. guided-missile cruiser, "Little Rock" recently joined the U.S. Sixth Fleet in the Mediterranean - at Phaleron Bay, Greece, May 15, VISNEWS received special permission to film one of its deadliest weapons, a missile named "Talos" ... after an ancient Greek God.

    "Talos" is supersonic and is the principal armament of the cruiser. In test firing, it hits targets in the air 65 miles away. This guided-missile is 30 feet long and capable of moving at over 730 miles an hour. If necessary, it can carry a nuclear warhead.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAAPQODFXEM6H6JHDATTSYEJJ0D
    Media URN:
    VLVAAPQODFXEM6H6JHDATTSYEJJ0D
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    16/05/1961
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:39:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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