• Short Summary

    MORE THAN TWENTY THOUSAND MILITARY PERSONNEL OF THE SOUTH-EAST ASIA TREATY ORGANISATION (SEATO) MEMBER NATIONS ARE CURRENTLY PARTICIPATING IN EXERCISE LIGTAS NOW BEING HELD ON THE PHILIPPINE ISLAND OF MINDORO.

  • Description

    MORE THAN TWENTY THOUSAND MILITARY PERSONNEL OF THE SOUTH-EAST ASIA TREATY ORGANISATION (SEATO) MEMBER NATIONS ARE CURRENTLY PARTICIPATING IN EXERCISE LIGTAS NOW BEING HELD ON THE PHILIPPINE ISLAND OF MINDORO.

    EXERCISE LIGTAS (THE PHILIPPINE WORD FOR "RESCUE") IS DESCRIBED AS A CO-ORDINATED AMPHIBIOUS AIRBORNE ASSAULT EXERCISE.

    ROYAL AIR FORCE SHACKELTONS AND ROYAL AUSTRALIAN AIR FORCE NEPTUNES ARE CARRYING OUT OPERATIONAL PATROLS OVER THE SOUTH CHINA SEA IN SUPPORT OF COMBINED SEATO OPERATIONS FROM THE STAGLEY POINT NAVAL BASE.

    FROM THE CLARK AIR BASE, THE LARGEST AMERICAN AIR BASE OUTSIDE THE UNITED STATES, ROYAL AIR FORCE CANBERRA JET BOMBERS ARE GIVING LOW LEVEL SUPPORT TO GROUND TROOPS, WHILE THE ROYAL AUSTRALIAN AIR FORCE HERCULES TRANSPORT AIRCRAFT ARE ENGAGED IN DROPPING TROOPS ON THE BEACH HEAD.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVACDGNFGTDPU5NZJ8IG8M2DQHR6
    Media URN:
    VLVACDGNFGTDPU5NZJ8IG8M2DQHR6
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    03/06/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:31:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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