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  • Short Summary

    Demonstration of French guided missiles at Colomb Bechar installation in Algeria.

  • Description

    Unissued / Unused material.

    French guided missile centre at Colomb Bechar. Algeria.

    Aerial shot of Colomb Bechar on the northern border of the Sahara desert. Various shots of the launching base Itmar, general views radio equipment, radar scanners etc. Arrival of missile on truck, this is the CT10 a target missile, radio controlled and jet powered which can be directed left, right, higher and lower and land with a parachute, it is 4 metres long and weighs 800 kilos. MS cameramen filming it. MS as it is unloaded and put on launch pad. MS observers in centre. CU controls. MS dishes spinning around. MS telescopes and radar equipment etc. MS as missile is launched. CU dish, MS men observing LS desert.

    Various shots PARCA missile on ramp. MS officials talking. MS man at controls. MS as missile is launched. MS soldiers. MS man watching through binoculars. MS cameramen filming. Various shots of the radar etc. MS missile taking off. Aerial shot installation

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2598.08
    Media URN:
    69954
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:07:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:24:56:00 / 01:27:03:00
    Canister:
    UN 3073 B

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