• Short Summary

    A JOINT MISSION OF AIR FORCE EXPERTS FROM AMERICA, BRITAIN, CANADA AND AUSTRALIA ARRIVED IN NEW DELHI YESTERDAY (WEDNESDAY).

  • Description

    A JOINT MISSION OF AIR FORCE EXPERTS FROM AMERICA, BRITAIN, CANADA AND AUSTRALIA ARRIVED IN NEW DELHI YESTERDAY (WEDNESDAY).THEY WILL ADVISE THE INDIAN GOVERNMENT ON THE DEFENCE OF INDIAN CITIES.ACCORDING TO INDIAN OFFICIALS, THEY MIGHT BE ENDANGERED BY ANY CHINESE AIR ATTACK.

    ONE DECISION FACING INDIA - SAY REPORTS - IS WHETHER TO PROVIDE HER OWN AIR DEFENCE, EITHER BY BUYING PLANES OR ACCEPTING THEM ON A LEND-LEASE BASIS, OR RELYING ON AN "AIR UMBRELLA" PROVIDED BY AMERICA AND THE BRITISH COMMONWEALTH.AIR FORCES OF AMERICA AND THE COMMONWEALTH WOULD OPERATE OVER INDIA IN ANY EMERGENCY.

    THE MISSION IS ALSO LIKELY TO CONSIDER THE QUESTION OF PROVIDING INDIA WITH GROUND-TO-AIR ROCKETS.THE 13-MAN MISSION WILL REMAIN IN INDIA FOR THREE TO FOUR WEEKS.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAF49NAW6YEFCCF99VG6O60UOXS
    Media URN:
    VLVAF49NAW6YEFCCF99VG6O60UOXS
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    31/01/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:01:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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