• Short Summary

    SYNOPSIS: THE LOCKHEED-BUILT AIR FORCE C-5 GALAXY IS THE PRIME PERFORMER OF MANY MISSIONS IMPOSSIBLE.

    THE?

  • Description

    SYNOPSIS: THE LOCKHEED-BUILT AIR FORCE C-5 GALAXY IS THE PRIME PERFORMER OF MANY MISSIONS IMPOSSIBLE.

    THE SEVEN-HUNDRED AND SIXTY-NINE THOUSAND POUND TRANSPORT...LARGEST AIRPLANE IN THE WORLD...HAS AND CONTINUES TO DEMONSTRATE ITS EFFECTIVENESS AS A HEAVY LOGISTICS AIRLIFTER.

    ON THIS SPECIAL MISSION...IMPOSSIBLE FOR ANY OTHER AIRPLANE...THE C-5 CARRIED THE ARMY'S HEAVIEST AND NEWEST TANK, THE XM-1.

    THE XM-1 TANK WAS FLOWN FROM SELRIDGE AIR FORCE BASE IN MICHIGAN TO DOBBINS AIR FORCE BASE IN MARIETTA, GEORGIA.

    THE XM-WEIGHS FIFTY-NINE TONS AND IS THE FIRST ALL NEW TANK FOR THE U.S. ARMY IN NINETEEN YEARS. IT IS ALSO THE ARMY'S FIRST TURBINE POWERED BATTLE TANK.

    THE X,-1 WAS TRANSPORTED BY SURFACE TO ITS DELIVERY POINT AT AN ARMY FACILITY NEAR ANNISTON, ALABAMA.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVADZTT64XCVSBRLLPOV0YWCS8HW
    Media URN:
    VLVADZTT64XCVSBRLLPOV0YWCS8HW
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/01/1978
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:05:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

Comments (0)

We always welcome comments and more information about our films.
All posts are reactively checked. Libellous and abusive comments are forbidden.

Add your comment