• Short Summary

    A GLIMPSE OF THE SOVIET UNION'S MILITARY AIR STRENGTH, INCLUDING ROCKET-STRAFING JETS AND WHAT APPEARS TO BE A HIGH-SPEED ROCKET-AIRCRAFT.

  • Description

    A GLIMPSE OF THE SOVIET UNION'S MILITARY AIR STRENGTH, INCLUDING ROCKET-STRAFING JETS AND WHAT APPEARS TO BE A HIGH-SPEED ROCKET-AIRCRAFT.FILM OF IT HAS BEEN RELEASED TO MARK SOVIET AIR FORCE DAY.

    THIS FILM, SHOWN TO RUSSIAN TELEVISION VIEWERS LAST NIGHT (WEDNESDAY), WAS PIPED BY LANDLINE TO WESTERN EUROPE TODAY.IT IS TAKEN FROM A 20-MINUTE PROGRAMME MOSCOW CALLED "WINGED DEFENCE TO THE FATHERLAND."
    VIEWERS SAW DELTA-WINGED AND OTHER FIGHTERS, LONG-RANGE FIGHTER-BOMBERS, AND HUGE SUPERSONIC BOMBERS.MOST OF THEM WERE JETS, BUT ONE OR TWO WERE PROPELLER-DRIVEN.ON THE SLOWER SIDE WERE HELICOPTER, CAPABLE OF HEAVY-DUTY TRANSPORT WORK.

    HIGHLIGHT WAS THE ROCKET-AIRCRAFT, SAID BY A SOVIET COMMENTATOR TO BE CAPABLE OF INTERCEPTING ENEMY OBJECTS AT GREAT SPEEDS AND HEIGHTS.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAH8KPD8A54N2BD3I8R1WWF8WM
    Media URN:
    VLVAH8KPD8A54N2BD3I8R1WWF8WM
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    19/08/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:53:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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