Operations of the Hurricane Hunters in the Caribbean. Interior of a United States Air Force Lockheed WC-130 Hercules aircraft in flight. A dropsonde operator speaking into a microphone. A pilot, a co-pilot and an engineer in the cockpit of the airplane.
Opening scene shows a Navy anti-submarine warfare SH-3A helicopter, of ASM Squadron HS-11, from Carrier Anti-Submarine Air Group 52 (CVSG-52) on the Carrier USS Wasp (CVS-18). It is filmed from another nearby helicopter as it executes a "dippiing sonar" procedure during fleet maneuvers in the Caribbean Sea. .It is seen lowering an ASW tranducer, into the water by means of a cable. The helicopter remains in a hover throughout the sequence, with the sonor buoy deployed.
C-130 aircraft with opened cargo hatch and supplies being loaded. A C-130 cargo plane taxies and another one takes off in the background. U.S. troops march on airfield. U.S. Air Force personnel help a Catholic Priest arriving at airfield on a school bus. Foreign nationals are being evacuated and supplies are being brought in by U.S. Air Force Cargo planes. Long lines of C-130s taxi for takeoff. In West Africa, view from cockpit of a C-130 and from inside the cargo hold as the aircraft deploys extraction parachute with connected cargo of grain for the local population suffering severe drought. People gather around a town center square, where grain is being distributed. Woman carries basket of grain on her head.
Albrook Air Force base of United States in Panama. A car parked outside a building with a sign that reads Headquarters of Caribbean Air Command. Albrook Air Force base of United States in Panama. A car parked outside a building with a sign that reads Headquarters of Caribbean Air Command. Albrook Air Force base of United States in Panama. A car parked outside a building with a sign that reads Headquarters of Caribbean Air Command.
Russian submarines underway off the cost of Puerto Rico in the Caribbean. View of Russian tender underway. "Z" Class Submarine underway in silhouette. Port bow view of Russian submarine on surface. Both a Juliett class and a Foxtrot class submarine are seen on surface. Stern view of Russian submarine in Caribbean. Side of "Z" Class submarine. Russian submarine on surface. Smoke over submarine coming from engines. Port beam view of the KIROV CLASS Cruiser underway. Russian Destroyer and Cruiser. Russian DLG underway. Beam view of the two ships.
Natural disasters strike nations like Morocco, Chile and Caribbean Islands in the year 1960. Ruined resort town of Morocco destroyed by an intense earthquake. Demolished houses and broken roads in the city. Intense earthquakes in Chile render damage to property and lives. The bust sculpture of a leader damaged by earthquake. Hurricane Donna strikes shores of Caribbean Islands. Fast winds blowing destroy houses and trees. A group of people stands and watches the destruction by the hurricane.