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  • Short Summary

    First footage of tests of a new missile guided system.

  • Description

    Unissued / unused material - dates and locations may be unclear / unknown.

    Aberporth Range, Wales

    MS First film to be released of the new Bristol "Bloodhound 2" missile designed to intercept aircraft at low levels, being launched at the Ministry of Aviation's test range in Wales. LS Missile in flight as booster rockets fall away. LS Missile in long distance, continues trajectory, propelled by its Bristol-Siddeley Thor ramjet engines. It appears to explode close to target plane but not actually hit it. LS Target plane crashes into sea.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2992.17
    Media URN:
    85710
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1961
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:20:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:39:25:00 / 01:40:45:00
    Canister:
    UN 3532 B

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