• Short Summary

    This coverage is of the fourth flight model of the Navy's new long-range Trident missile being launched.

  • Description


    Trident prior to launch.
    10 ft


    Various views of Trident launch.
    10 ft


    Launch and track.
    55 ft



    Initials


    This motion picture released to CBS for duplication and distribution to interested television and newsfilm pool members. This original footage may not be cut and is to be returned within 72 hours to the Department of Defense Audiovisual Division, Room 2E 773, the Pentagon, Washington, D.C. 20301.
    EDITOR NOTE: Also see DoD film release #26-77.
    NOTE TO EDITOR: Please credit Department of Defense in title or commentary.

    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: This coverage is of the fourth flight model of the Navy's new long-range Trident missile being launched.

    The fourth flight model of the Navy's new long-range Trident missile was launched on April 29 at 10:09 a.m. from a flat pad at the Eastern Test Range at Cape Canaveral.

    All three stages of the long-range missile functioned perfectly and the missile's instrumented payload impacted in the target area.

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    Film ID:
    VLVABW92ZVISIK29FR2E0FSZ9TKSK
    Media URN:
    VLVABW92ZVISIK29FR2E0FSZ9TKSK
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    29/04/1977
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:59:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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