• Short Summary

    THE ARGENTINIAN ARMED FORCES DISPLAYED THEIR MILITARY MIGHT ON THURSDAY WITH A PARADE OF TANKS AND AMPHIBIOUS CRAFT AND A FLY OF JET PLANES.

  • Description

    THE ARGENTINIAN ARMED FORCES DISPLAYED THEIR MILITARY MIGHT ON THURSDAY WITH A PARADE OF TANKS AND AMPHIBIOUS CRAFT AND A FLY OF JET PLANES. THE DISPLAY WAS WATCHED BY PRESIDENT ONGANIA, THE MILITARY LEADER WHO TOOK OVER THE GOVERNMENT JUNE. THE DISPLAY OF MILITARY POWER COMES AT A TIME WHEN THE UNITED STATES IS DISCOURAGING AN ARMS RACE BETWEEN THE LATIN AMERICAN COUNTRIES. ARGENTINA BOUGHT ITS DOUGLAS A4B JET FIGHTERS FROM THE UNITED STATES LAST YEAR AND SINCE THEN CHILE HAS PURCHASED BRITISH HAWKER HUNTER FIGHTERS, PERU IS NEGOTIATING FOR BRITISH ELECTRIC LIGHTNINGS AND VENEZUELA IS NEGOTIATING FOR SWEDISH SAAB DRAKENS, BRAZIL HAS ORDERED BRITISH AVRO 748S. THE AMERICAN MAGAZINE "TIME" QUOTED PRESIDENT JOHNSON AS STATING THAT SUCH PURCHASES "TAKE CLOTHES OFF THE BACKS AND FOOD AWAY FROM THE STOMACHS AND EDUCATION AWAY FROM THE MINDS" THE U.S. CONGRESS, ACTING ACCORDING TO "TIME" BECAUSE OF ITS CONCERN OVER THE ARMS RACE, CUT MILITARY AID TO LATIN AMERICA BY 9 PER CENT IN THE CURRENT FINANCIAL YEAR.

    SYNOPSIS: A DISPLAY OF MILITARY POWER IN BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA, ON THURSDAY. AMONG THE VEHICLES GOING THROUGH THEIR ??? WERE THESE AMPHIBIANS. THE DEMONSTRATION COMES ??? WHEN LATIN AMERICAN COLONIES ARE INDULGING IN AN ARMS RACE, PARTICULARLY IN THE PURCHASE OF AIRCRAFT. ARGENTINA'S MAIN AIR STRENGTH LIES IN THESE DOUGLAS A4Bs BOUGHT FROM THE UNITED STATES LAST YEAR. PRESIDENT ONGANIA WATCHED THE FLYPAST OF JETS. THE PRESIDENT LED A BLOODLESS MILITARY COUP WHICH TOOK OVER THE GOVERNMENT IN JUNE. SINCE ARGENTINA BOUGHT THE A4Bs CHILE HAS PURCHASED BRITISH HAWKER HUNTERS AND BRAZIL HAS ORDERED BRITISH AVRO 748s. NOW PERU IN NEGOTIATIONS FOR BRITISH ELECTRIC LIGHTNINGS AND VENEZUELA FOR SWEDISH SAAB DRAKENS. THE AMERICAN MAGAZINE "TIME" CLAIMS PRESIDENT JOHNSON AND THE UNITED SATES GOVERNMENT ARE TRYING TO DISCOURAGE LATIN AMERICA'S MILITARY SHOPPING SPREE.

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    Film ID:
    VLVADA47WOZB119U6DGQZKY9ZL28E
    Media URN:
    VLVADA47WOZB119U6DGQZKY9ZL28E
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    27/11/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:27:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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