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    BRITISH, UNITED STATES AND INDIAN AIR FORCE OFFICERS ARE HAVING PRELIMINARY TALKS ON JOINT AIR TRAINING EXERCISES TO BE HELD IN INDIA THIS AUTUMN BY UNITS OF THE THREE AIR FORCES.

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    BRITISH, UNITED STATES AND INDIAN AIR FORCE OFFICERS ARE HAVING PRELIMINARY TALKS ON JOINT AIR TRAINING EXERCISES TO BE HELD IN INDIA THIS AUTUMN BY UNITS OF THE THREE AIR FORCES.

    PRESIDING OVER THE TALKS IS AIR VICE MARSHAL ARJAN SINGH, DEPUTY CHIEF OF THE INDIAN AIR FORCE.THE R.A.F.AND U.S.TEAMS HEADED BY GROUP CAPTAIN G.D.SIESE AND COLONEL G.LANGDALE, RESPECTIVELY.THEY ARE FILMED DURING TALKS AT THE INDIAN DEFENCE MINISTRY IN NEW DELHI YESTERDAY (SATURDAY).

    BRITAIN HAS ANNOUNCED THAT A SQUADRON OF ALL-WEATHER JAVELIN FIGHTERS WILL TAKE PART IN THE EXERCISES.THE UNITED STATES PLANS TO SEND RADAR EQUIPMENT AND A SQUADRON OF F100 SUPER SABRES.

    (ALTHOUGH OFFICIAL ANNOUNCEMENTS DESCRIBE THE EXERCISES AS DESIGNED FOR TRAINING INDIANS IN OPERATING RADAR EQUIPMENT, THEY HAVE BEEN WIDELY INTERPRETED BY NEWSPAPERS AND DIPLOMATS IN NEW DELHI AS FAMILIARISATION EXERCISES IN CASE BRITISH AND U.S.SQUADRONS ARE CALLED IN TO HELP THE INDIAN AIR FORCE IN THE EVENT OF RENEWED HOSTILITIES IN THE SINO-INDIAN BORDER DISPUTE.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAEXCRFB6PQMIB7K4A71PZL2BEH
    Media URN:
    VLVAEXCRFB6PQMIB7K4A71PZL2BEH
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    11/08/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:55:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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