• Short Summary

    BACKGROUND: U.S. Navy Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) teams are instructing Egyptian divers in how to?

  • Description


    Port Said port scene.
    4 ft


    Various scenes of U.S. Navy EOD personnel instructing Egyptian personnel.
    44 ft


    Various scenes of Mark 105 minesweeping sied being readied, put into the water and being towed to the minesweeping area by U.S. Navy helicopter.
    61 ft



    Initials


    This coverage is preliminary to the first minesweeping operation to take place in the Suez Canal.
    EDITOR NOTE: Also see DoD Film Release #22-74, C-5 AIRLIFT OF EQUIPMENT FOR SUEZ MINESWEEPING OPERATION, dated April 13, 1974, #26-74, NIMBUS MOON REFRESHER- TRAINING AT FORT BELVOIR, dated April 24, 1974, and #27-74, NIMBUS STAR/MOON UNLOADING IN EGYPT, dated April 25, 1974.

    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: BACKGROUND: U.S. Navy Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) teams are instructing Egyptian divers in how to recover and/or explode-in-place the bombs, shells and similar explosive devices which have fallen into the canal during the many battles over the years.

    Also, U.S. Navy RH-53D helicopters are shown towing sled enroute to canal preparatory to sweeping for underwater mines. They are towing the Mark-105 minesweeping sled. The sled is designed to sweep either acoustic or magnetic mines.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA8SXEEF6PXMSZ0R47YCRD2EVLU
    Media URN:
    VLVA8SXEEF6PXMSZ0R47YCRD2EVLU
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    09/05/1974
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:02:54:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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