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  • Short Summary

    Demonstration to NATO personnel of new remote-controlled anti-aircraft system.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued material - dates and locations may be unclear / unknown.

    Toulon, France

    LS Pan across the bay and city of Toulon. LS Another bay. CU NATO / North Atlantic Treaty Organisation flag flying, pan down to military officers attending "Operation Mistral". MS Military personnel attending the demonstration of new French anti-aircraft defence equipment. (3 shots). LS Radar scanner on vehicle and in operation. MS Anti-aircraft gun. MS and CU Radar scanner in operation on vehicle. CU Radar operator viewing through opticals. MS Second radar operator viewing. CU Scanner rotating. MS and CU Operator at the control panels of the radar. MS Anti-aircraft gun manned. MS Troops boarding and arming an anti-aircraft gun. CU Arming gun. MS Radar control room and "telepointeur". LS Vampire flying. CU Two Vampires on radar screen. LS NATO officers watching operation. LS Anti-aircraft guns firing automatically, NATO personnel in foreground. CU Anti-aircraft guns firing automatically, gunners just loading ammunitions, aim is controlled remotely, including tracer fire. (4 shots).
    CU Plane visible on radar screen.

    Note: "Date received" on original paperwork reads: 22/03/1956.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:41:35:00 / 01:44:07:00
    UN 2826 F

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