Brazilian soldiers on manoeuvres with tanks and jeeps.
Titles read: 'CAVALRY'S NEW "HORSES"' (Dublin issue).
Various shots of a battalion of Brazilian cavalry on an exercise in the home terrain. Soldiers of the new cavalry sleep in hammocks under a shelter because of the heat. They are woken by reveille and put their hammocks away.
The uniformed troops carry equipment to small tanks and drive off. Other men get into jeeps. Various shots of the troops moving through the countryside and across streams. The men put on gas masks and run down a grassy bank.