U.S. Air Force Project HASP (High Altitude Sampling Project) with United States Air Force U-2 aircraft deployed at Ramey air force base in Puerto Rico, under operation Crowflight. A U-2 makes steep takeoff over camera. U-2 number 66715 lands at the air base and deploys a drag chute to help braking. Ground crewman raises flexible wing of U-2 aircraft as another places an auxiliary wheel (pogo) under the wing. After these are in place, under both wings, the U-2 aircraft taxis towards a hangar. Scenery of Ramey AFB as a U-2 aircraft flies over head.
United States SC-54D aircraft at Ramey air force base in Puerto Rico. United States SC-54 D aircraft takes off from Ramey Air Force base in Puerto Rico. United States B-52 aircraft in flight with landing gear down. SC-54 D aircraft lands at Ramey air base.
United States SC-54D aircraft of the U.S. Military Air Transport Service, at Ramey air force base in Puerto Rico. Left Inboard and outboard aircraft engines start as a ground crewman with a fire extinguisher stands fireguard in the foreground. A number of C-124C aircraft are seen on the airfield, in the background. SC-54 D taxis away for takeoff. SC-54D aircraft in flight over water with clouds in the background.
United States U-2 pilot in Puerto Rico. United States Airman First Class Tommy Miles assists a U-2 pilot Captain Gardiner as he wears MC-4A pressurized high altitude cover over all. Miles puts a soft inner helmet with bladder over his head. Miles tie pilot's boots. Miles puts on the outer shell of the HUD-2/P helmet onto the pilot. Pilot wears the MIG-1 gloves and helmet face piece. Miles helps Captain Gardiner to put on garment flying suit.
United States President Dwight D. Eisenhower in Puerto Rico. President Eisenhower takes a four days vacation in Puerto Rico on returning to Washington DC from South America. Two men walk on a beach. President Eisenhower plays golf and relaxes in Puerto Rico.
US Atlantic Fleet amphibious exercise, Vieques Island, Puerto Rico. Several large ships with smaller vessels surrounding and departing from them. A surfaced submarine. View from aboard ship where Piasecki HUP-3 helicopter lands and takes off again. Submarine (on surface) and a destroyer.View, from ship's porthole, of submarine. View from ship of departing HUP-3 helicopter. Assault boats. View from beach of shells exploding on the beach. Assault ship number 1472 with derricks.Amphibious assault vehicle speeding through water toward beach. Shells bursting inland.Amphibious assault vehicle rides up on sand beach, past observers and photographers. Marines hitting the beach, as they charge from assault boats. One boat has number: 1153-3 painted on hull. Marines charge inland past photographers. Group of helicopters seen in distance, inland.
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