• Short Summary

    A stabilization system means that a tank gunner can keep shooting while on the move.

  • Description

    England - An automatic gun stabilization system fitted to the Centurion tank.

    SV. Two tanks going along road (first 7 for super title). SV. Gun travel shot. Gun remains stationary as rear of tank turns corner. SV. Tank revolving - turret remains stationary. LV. Tank moving alongside building, over wedges. Gun remains stationary as tank goes over bumps. SV. Tank going over wedge. SV. Towards, tank at end of run. SV. Tank moving over very rough country.

    Gun moves up and down but remains on target. SV. Travel shot gun on front of tank. MV. Back view, away from camera, tank moving over rough ground, firing on target. Shells hit same target, despite rough ground. SV. Pan, tank firing. LV. Shell hitting target. LV. Back view, tank firing over bumpy ground. It starts to turn, but shells still hit target.

    (Lav.) (Orig."C")

    Selected Originals exist for this item - see other records.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    22.06
    Media URN:
    27272
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    28/07/1952
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:29:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:02:50:00 / 01:04:19:00
    Canister:
    52/61

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