• Short Summary

    Sparrow missiles being fired, exploding mid-air.

  • Description

    U.S.A.

    A Navy jet fighter takes off to test the Sparrow, supersonic guided missile for air to air attack. Within seconds it reaches supersonic speed over 1500 miles an hour, a drone plane is the target. Steered by radar beam the deadly missiles scream toward their target.

    Various shots of Guided Missile taking off tracking down it's quarry, and exploding in mid-air.

    (F.G.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2546.02
    Media URN:
    68471
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:43:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:01:12:00 / 01:01:55:00
    Canister:
    UN 2836 B

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