• Short Summary

    Newly released pictures of Britain's latest ground-to-air defence rocket in action.

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    SV. Guided missile being raised up on launching ramp. GV. The missile continuing being raised into a vertical position. AS. Another guided missile being raised from beneath ground upwards on launching ramp. GV. The missile continuing to be raised. AS. Another guided missile being raised on ramps from beneath ground. GV. Three guided missiles pointing upwards on ramps at the launching site a fourth is just being raised. AS. The head of the guided missile as it is raised. GV. Fourth missile is raised into position with other three. GV. Camera pans as a guided missile is launched from the ground, and as it continues in its forward flight. The booster section comes away and the head of the missile continues in flight. SV. Another larger missile is launched and the camera is obscured by clouds of dust. GV. Camera pans with the larger missile which is being powered by four booster rockets. It continues in its flight and the booster rockets are shot away from the missile and fall to the ground, as the missile continues its flight. LV. Radio control target plane flying on course, it is being traced by a guided missile. LV. The guided missile shooting upwards towards target plane, which appears in the picture. The missile hits the plane and the shot changes to a still picture. SV. Still shot, showing the missile at the moment it hits the plane. SV. Camera pans with another guided missile as it flies towards target plane. SV. Target plane flying on course. LV. Guided missile flying upwards towards target plane which comes into picture. The missile hits the target plane, it then changes to still shots. GV. A missile descending on three parachutes. This is the part of recovery test. It hits the ground.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:33:43:00 / 01:35:45:00

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