A Falcon missile destroys a Matador missile in American defence test.
Unused / unissued material -
Title reads: "Defense: Missile Blasts Missile". American voiceovered newsreel material.
United States of America (USA). A Falcon missile destroys a Matador missile in American defence test.
CU American jet interceptor plane on ground. Various close ups of the Falcon guided missile in box. LS Missile being carried to plane. CU Falcon being automatically retracted into fuselage. GV Large missile Matador on launching ground. Camera beneath the Matador as it is fired. SV Matador taking off. CU Interceptor taking off, then camera pans with the aircraft. GV Air to air shot of Matador. CU Falcon being fired from interceptor plane, camera pans round after missile. LS Matador in flight. LS Falcon hitting the Matador (in slow motion). LS Matador blowing up (in three stages.) LS Matador spiralling to earth.
(F/G) Old record suggests material dates from around 01/07/1957.