A film shows training and alert drills for the Martin TM-61A Matador First Tactical Missile Squadron at Ramstein Air Base in Germany. A truck leaving the missile instantiation. A semi trailer loaded with large boxes entering the missile instantiation. Matador assembly and testing area in the background. A matador wing being mated to fuselage and jet engine being lifted by a crane from truck. The crane operator and an airman give directions. Enlisted men push missile guidance shelf on a trailer into the building. Fuselage of Matador on zero-length launcher in the background. Matador engine run up test. A hand flipping switch on test console. A covered Matador on mobile zero-length launcher moves along a road in a wooded area and parks beside four other covered Matadors on launchers. Several rows of warheads in armament storage area. A convoy of trucks transporting war heads in Germany. The entrance gate to a city in Germany. Two German civilians pull a wagon on a street. Trucks, trailers, truck mounted crane and mobile zero-length launcher with covered Matador on a ground. TM-61A in launch position in clearing. The entrance to Ramstein Air Base in Germany. U.S. 12th Air Force Headquarters building at Ramstein AB. A command car stops. Two officers leave the car and walk up the steps. A Military Policeman stands outside a War Room. A 'War Room' sign on the door. Officers seated around a table in the War Room. Lt. Colonel Mulling speaking and using a pointer at a wall map. Local and FEAF clocks in the background. Two airmen using computers. A target folder is handed to a personnel and filed in safe. USAF (United States Air Force) Lockheed T-33 Shooting Star parked on a ramp. The pilot and the instructors board the aircraft. TM-61A in launch position on a launcher.
Headquarters building for the United States Seventeenth Air Force at Ramstein Air Base in West Germany. View of the building exterior, cars parked out front and flags flying over the building. Inside, an Air Force officer enters a room labeled "USAFE-MAC. Consolidated Airlift Command Post". Inside view of the room are shown with officers on the telephone in front of a large map of Europe. "USAFE Airlift Control Center. Aircraft of the U.S. Air Force taxi on a runway, including several C-130, C-141, and a C-5 readying for taking off. Aerial view of Soviet warships moving together in the sea. A missile is fired from one of the ships. View of Soviet paratroopers jumping from an airplane.
Two U.S. Air Force Captains, a pilot and weapons systems officer, walk out to their F-4E aircraft parked on the ramp. The pilot performs a preflight inspection. The aircraft is seen taxiing to the active runway. Logo of the 26th Tactical Reconnaissance Wing is painted on its fuselage. It also displays "RS" tail code, identifying it as belonging to the 526th Tactical Fighter Squadron. A flight of two F-4Es making a formation takeoff. Title of USAF feature, "The Sound of Vigilance" shown on screen.
A loading operation of relief supplies, army personnel and equipment in a C-130A Hercules at Ramstein Air Force Base in Kaiserslautern, Germany. A board reads '7030 Air Force Base Wing Ramstein Air Force Base'. Trucks and aircraft stationed. The C-130A Hercules taxis. Ramstein Base operations building and a control tower. The C-130A Hercules is directed into a loading area by transient alert ground crewman. Army personnel wait to board the aircraft.
A loading operation of relief supplies, army personnel and equipment in a C-130A Hercules at Ramstein Air Force Base in Kaiserslautern, Germany. The C-130A Hercules taxis on the ground. A plane is stationed at the air base. Another plane lands and taxis. Ramp of the plane. Crewmen stand near it. 7th Army personnel board the plane. They work on a machine. A plane is ready to depart from the base. The engine starts. Wings of the propeller move. Ground crewmen stand near the plane and remove the power cable. The ramp retracts. Crewmen chief and firemen stand nearby. Men carry baggages towards the plane. Vehicles near it. The plane taxis.
A loading operation of relief supplies, army personnel and equipment in a C-130A Hercules of the 322nd Air Division at Ramstein Air Force Base in Kaiserslautern, Germany for the Iran disaster. A truck is moved inside the plane through a ramp. Men work on the propellers and the engine of the plane. 7th Army personnel near the plane. Medical boxes are loaded inside the plane. Army men load crates. The load master checks a list. The side of the plane reads '322nd Air Division'. Army men load baggages inside the plane.