A Bloodhound guided missile is tested against a pilotless Meteor jet in Australia.
Unused / unissued material -
Title reads: "Bloodhound at Woomera: Guided Missile Downs Meteor Jet Fighter". Australian voiceovered newsreel material.
Woomera, Australia. A Bloodhound guided missile is tested against a pilotless Meteor jet.
Various shots showing launching of the rocket, its booster rockets falling away and of rocket proceeding towards its target. LS Target - a pilotless Meteor jet. LS Bristol-Ferranti Bloodhound Missile meets target and destroys it immediately.
(F.G.) Old record suggests material dates from around 13/10/1958.