• Short Summary

    A TWO-DAY TEST OF MALAYSIA'S ANTI-AIRCRAFT AND RADAR DEFENCES IN SINGAPORE, WHICH ENDED YESTERDAY (TUESDAY), HAS BEEN DESCRIBED AS VERY SUCCESSFUL.

  • Description

    A TWO-DAY TEST OF MALAYSIA'S ANTI-AIRCRAFT AND RADAR DEFENCES IN SINGAPORE, WHICH ENDED YESTERDAY (TUESDAY), HAS BEEN DESCRIBED AS VERY SUCCESSFUL. THE TEST, CODE-NAMED GUNEX I, INVOLVED AIRCRAFT OF THE BRITISH AND AUSTRALIAN AIR FORCES IN SIMULATED ATTACKS.

    GUNEX I BEGAN WITH THE ALERTING AND DEPLOYMENT OF ANTI-AIRCRAFT ARTILLERY. ROYAL AIR FORCE CANBERRAS, JAVELINS, AND HAWKER HUNTERS MADE SEVERAL MOCK ATTACKS ON THE SINGAPORE AIRBASES AND A BRITISH NAVAL BASE. AT THE SAME TIME, AUSTRALIAN SABRE FIGHTERS AND CANBERRA BOMBERS FROM BUTTERWORTH, MALAYA, SIMULATED ATTACKS ON THEIR BASE.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAB60Y75MDRA65LKGL78MY7JUKY
    Media URN:
    VLVAB60Y75MDRA65LKGL78MY7JUKY
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    07/04/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:57:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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