• Short Summary

    THE UNITED STATES NATIONAL GUARD IS EQUIPPED WITH WHAT REPORTER JIM COLLIS OF NBC NEWS CALLS +A MOST FEARSOME WEAPON+, NOW IN USE BY THE ISRAELIS IN GOLAN HEIGHTS AND SINAI BATTLES.

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    REPORTER OPENER, THEN SHOTS OF TANK MOVING OVER NATIONAL GUARD TERRAIN IN WEST ORANGE NEW YORK. SHOTS OF CANNON AND OTHER FEATURES OF THE TANK




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    JIM COLLIS

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    Background: THE UNITED STATES NATIONAL GUARD IS EQUIPPED WITH WHAT REPORTER JIM COLLIS OF NBC NEWS CALLS +A MOST FEARSOME WEAPON+, NOW IN USE BY THE ISRAELIS IN GOLAN HEIGHTS AND SINAI BATTLES. IT IS THE M-48 TANK. THE ISRAELIS ARE ALSO USING BRITISH CENTURIAN TANKS AND COME CAPTURED RUSSIAN TANKS. THE M-48 TANK HAS A 90-MILLIMETRE GUN WITH A RANGE OF 440 YARDS. THE TANK WEIGHS 52-TONS AND HAS A TOP SPEED OF 28 MILES AN HOUR. BUT THE ISRAELIS HAVE DOUBLED THE RANGE OF THE M-48 BY CHANGING TO A DIESEL ENGINE AND HAVE ADDED BIGGER GUNS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA3RDO9WOQS830RWUI4LJXNFKYK
    Media URN:
    VLVA3RDO9WOQS830RWUI4LJXNFKYK
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    11/10/1973
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:47:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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