• Short Summary

    King Hussein, accompanied by the teaching staff f the state-run Jordanian University, has been inspecting bases of the Jordanian air force this week.

  • Description

    1.
    GV King greets University teaching staff
    0.05

    2.
    GV King & guards towards pilots & shakes hands (2 shots)
    0.18

    3.
    SV Teaching staff & pilots shake hands (3 shots)
    0.26

    4.
    SV King's landrover (4 shots)
    0.38

    5.
    SV Teachers look at rockets
    0.40

    6.
    SCU King (2 shots)
    0.48

    7.
    GV King towards F104 aircraft
    0.51

    8.
    GV Crowd watching
    0.53

    9.
    GV & SV King into cockpit of F104
    1.02

    10.
    SV King in cockpit fires rockets PAN TO targets
    1.14

    11.
    SCU King out of cockpit
    1.22

    12.
    GV Tailfins of Starfighter, aircraft taxiing for takeoff (3 shots)
    1.31

    13.
    SV Sherif Zeid Ben Shaker, Chief of Staff talking
    1.36

    14.
    CU King watches starfighter fly past
    1.54



    Initials SGM/0329 SGM 0322



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: King Hussein, accompanied by the teaching staff f the state-run Jordanian University, has been inspecting bases of the Jordanian air force this week. On Tuesday (May 9th), the King -- who has always shown a keen interest in latest weaponry -- climbed into the cockpit of a Starfighter jet and test fired part of its rocket armament.

    The tour was an opportunity for the King to call for efforts towards the liberation of occupied Arab territory. He hoped to see Jordan develop her own modern weapons sufficient for the task of liberation.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA7U26VS0CXCWTS7C9G60QPYH1M
    Media URN:
    VLVA7U26VS0CXCWTS7C9G60QPYH1M
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    10/05/1972
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:54:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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