• Short Summary

    A ROYAL AIR FORCE SQUADRON, CONSISTING OF 12 JAVELIN FIGHTER AIRCRAFT ARE AT PRESENT BASED OUTSIDE CALCUTTA.

  • Description

    A ROYAL AIR FORCE SQUADRON, CONSISTING OF 12 JAVELIN FIGHTER AIRCRAFT ARE AT PRESENT BASED OUTSIDE CALCUTTA.THE SQUADRON IS BELIEVED TO BE THE FIRST BRITISH SQUADRON TO BE BASED ON INDIAN SOIL SINCE INDEPENDENCE.

    THE SQUADRON IS TAKING PART IN JOINT AIR DEFENSE EXERCISES WITH THE UNITED STATES AIR FORCE, ROYAL AUSTRALIAN AIR FORCE AND INDIAN AIR FORCE.

    MAIN OBJECTIVE OF THE EXERCISE IS TO TEST INDIAN RADAR DEFENSES AND TRAIN THE AIR FORCE IN LATEST DEVELOPMENTS AND TECHNIQUES.

    THE BRITISH PILOTS HAVE CAUSED SOME AMUSEMENT BY CARRYING UMBRELLAS TO PROTECT THEM FROM THE UNFAMILIAR BLAZING SUN...

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAEDYF2ROBZUJ3ZC7K6FBHP4VD2
    Media URN:
    VLVAEDYF2ROBZUJ3ZC7K6FBHP4VD2
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/11/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:39:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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