First Nike-Hercules missile service in Taiwan. Exteriors of Nike missile assembly building in Northern Taiwan. CWO (Chief Warrant Officer) James F. Wheeler of 61st Artillery, 2nd Missile Battalion, D Battery, checks the Nike missile for proper assembly. Nike assembly officer 1st Lieutenant Lee Kuei Cheng of 1st Missile Battalion, B Battery, and Sergeant Gordon A. Cotner, Division B of MAAG advisory team, are seen. Two Chinese mechanics remove rear plate of Nike. Nike missile shipping container. Sergeant Cotner and CWO Wheeler discusses reassembled portion of missile. Chinese officer takes inventory as parts are being uncrated and hands them to Chinese mechanics. Sergeant Cotner watches as Chinese officer inspects Nike container.
First Nike-Hercules missile service by Chinese Army in Taiwan. Nike-Hercules missile being raised into firing position at a base in Taiwan. Chinese troops within an enclosed area.
First Nike-Hercules missile service by Chinese Army in Taiwan. Aerial views of Nike-Hercules missile at the missile site in Taiwan. Nike-Hercules missiles being raised to firing position at the missile site.
First Nike-Hercules missile service by Chinese Army in Taiwan. Presidential office building in Taiwan. Cars being parked outside the building. Pedicabs being driven on a road. Chinese officers seated in chairs to watch the Nike missile launch. Two Nike missiles in a raised position ready to be fired. One missile lifts off and leaves behind a fiery flare. Another Nike missile being launched and it lifts off.
First Nike-Hercules missile service in Taiwan. U.S. Army Sergeant Gordon A. Cotner talks to members of Chinese assembly team during break period. Chinese mechanics eat as they talk to the Sergeant. Various U.S. Army officers and Chinese mechanics. Nike-Hercules missile being readied for flight test by chinese assembly team. U.S. advisors watch and evaluate the work. Chief Warrant Officer Michael F. Feehley and John K. Langford Jr. discuss the results. Sergeant Fu looks on. CWO Langford checks out testing progress with 1st Lieutenant Wang Mus-shan and sergeant Fisrt Class Chih Meng-Ping. Chief of Guided Missile Advisory team Lieutenant Colonel William H. Deadwyler discusses problems with 1st Lieutenant Wang.
First Nike-Hercules missile service in Taiwan. Chinese mechanics on top of crates carrying Nike-Hercules missile. They open the containers. Fins being removed from the crate under direction of Chinese 1st Lieutenant Lee Kuei Cheng. Chief Warrant Officer James Wheeler stands by.