• Short Summary

    Good shots of the new designed 280 rifle is demonstrated to an international audience.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "New Rifle Test For Experts".

    Army School of Infantry, Warminster, Wiltshire.

    LV Military representatives assembling in grandstand. LV Military representatives arriving. CU Foreign naval and representatives. SV Soldier firing Garrand 300 rifles. CU Soldier firing Garrand rifle. LV Military personnel watching from grandstand. SV Soldier demonstrating SMLE 303 Lee Enfield rifle. SV Soldier preparing to fire new 280 rifle SV Soldier holding 280 ready to fire. CU Soldier looking through telescopic sight pan down to mussel of rifle. LV Targets. SV Soldier firing 280. CU Soldier firing new design 280 rifle. LV Military representatives inspecting gun and targets CU Hands holding new 280 rounds SV Roll of hold steel helmets from 600 yd. range. SV Military personnel viewing new 280 machine gun. SV Demonstrator about to fire 303 Vickers machine gun. CU Two RAF officers watching. SV Firing 303 Vickers GPMG. SV Demonstrator showing 3 army officers the new 280. MC Two army officers. SV Firing new 280 Machine gun. SV Taking out 280 rifles from sand bin. SV Army observers watching. SV Soldier firing sand covered 280 rifle.

    (Rota Lav.) (Orig. B.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1469.29
    Media URN:
    47939
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    16/08/1951
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:08:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:30:30:00 / 01:32:38:00
    Canister:
    51/66

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