• Short Summary

    AN ARMY HAWK AIR DEFENSE MISSILE SCORED A DIRECT HIT RECENTLY ON A 14-HUNDRED MILE-AN-HOUR TARGET MISSILE SIX MILES ABOVE WHITE SANDS MISSILE RANGE, NEW MEXICO (place - source).

  • Description

    AN ARMY HAWK AIR DEFENSE MISSILE SCORED A DIRECT HIT RECENTLY ON A 14-HUNDRED MILE-AN-HOUR TARGET MISSILE SIX MILES ABOVE WHITE SANDS MISSILE RANGE, NEW MEXICO (place - source).

    DESIGNED PRIMARILY TO COMBAT LOW-FLYING AIRCRAFT, HAWK DEMONSTRATED ITS UPPER-ALTITUDE CAPABILITIES IN THE TEST.

    WORKING WITH RAYTHEON MANUFACTURING COMPANY (CQ), WALTHAM, MASSACHUSETTS CONTRACTOR AND AEROJET GENERAL (CQ) AS ENGINE MANUFACTURER.

    THE A-5 (?? A - FIVE ??) TARGET MISSILE DESIGNED AND DEVELOPED BY THE LOCKHEED AIRCRAFT CORPORATION, BURBANK, CALIFORNIA (CQ), IS THE FASTEST AND HIGHEST FLYING TARGET MISSILE AVAILABLE.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVACRSL8H2QD47OQI6686T4Y32L0
    Media URN:
    VLVACRSL8H2QD47OQI6686T4Y32L0
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    29/01/1959
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:31:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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