• Short Summary

    THE ANNUAL DEFENCE EXERCISE BY SEATO -- SOUTHEAST ASIA TREATY ORGANISATION IS NOW IN PROGRESS IN THE SOUTH CHINA SEA AS THE SEATO FORCE MOVES FROM MANILA BAY TOWARDS THE GULF OF THAILAND.

  • Description

    THE ANNUAL DEFENCE EXERCISE BY SEATO -- SOUTHEAST ASIA TREATY ORGANISATION IS NOW IN PROGRESS IN THE SOUTH CHINA SEA AS THE SEATO FORCE MOVES FROM MANILA BAY TOWARDS THE GULF OF THAILAND.

    THE EXERCISE CODE-NAMED "SEA DOG" STARTED ON 7 JULY WITH ONLY SIX NATIONS -- AUSTRALIA, NEW ZEALAND, BRITAIN, UNITED STATES, PHILIPPINES AND THAILAND TAKING PART. PAKISTAN AND FRANCE, THE OTHER TWO PARTNERS, ARE NOT PARTICIPATING.

    THE EXERCISES AT MANILA BAY INVOLVED THIRTY VESSELS BELONGING TO THE SIX SEATO PARTNERS. THE ANTI-SUBMARINE SHIPS OF THE FLEET. BACKED BY ANTI-SUBMARINE HELICOPTERS FROM THE CARRIER "USS HORNET" KEPT A CONSTANT WATCH FOR UNDER-SEA ATTACKERS WHILE FIXED-WING AIRCRAFT FLEW CONSTANT PATROLS.

    REFUELLING EXERCISES WERE CARRIED OUT BY A NUMBER OF SHIPS DESPITE CHOPPY SEAS AND HEAVY RAIN STORMS.

    SHORE-BASED AIRCRAFT OF THE PHILIPPINES AND UNITED STATES AIR FORCES MADE CONTINUOUS SURPRISE ATTACKS ON THE CARRIER WHICH TOOK THESE OPPORTUNITIES TO EXERCISE THEIR AIR-DEFENCE AND AIR WARNING SYSTEMS.

    EXERCISE "SEA DOG" IS EXPECTED TO LAST UNTIL THE END OF THIS MONTH.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAEMTHQH3CS81FXD1PET3FAJK7W
    Media URN:
    VLVAEMTHQH3CS81FXD1PET3FAJK7W
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    17/07/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:30:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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