U.S. 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.
During U.S. military joint services training, "aggressor" troops undergo Airborne-Amphibious training exercise and Defense preparation at Vieques Island in Puerto Rico. Aggressor troops in process of building an apron barbed wire fence. Spinning wheel in the hands of a soldier. Aggressors use an electric power saw to fell tree. Huge tree falls on ground.
During a military exercise of joint U.S. services, "aggressor" troops undergo Airborne-Amphibious training exercise at Vieques Island in Puerto Rico. Explosion blasting for antitank ditch. Aggressor troops stand in antitank ditch and walk out of there.
"Aggressor" troops undergo Airborne-Amphibious training exercise at Vieques Island in Puerto Rico. Part of a joint services U.S. military exercise. Aggressor troops set sandbags around 90mm AA gun emplacements. 90 mm AA gun placed on ground ready to fire.
"Aggressor" troops undergo Airborne-Amphibious training exercise at Vieques Island in Puerto Rico. This is during a joint-services training exercise of the U.S. military. Aggressor troops fire 90mm AA gun placed around a wall of sandbag. They rotate the turret of the gun in various directions and fire the 90 mm AA gun.
U.S. military engineers employ heavy equipment during joint-services exercises in Puerto Rico. Caterpillar tractor pulls a tournapull (road scraper). Front of the road scraper as it cuts into ground. Man hooks up cable tournapull. It scoops up coral from ground. Wheels of the vehicle roll on ground. tournapull loaded with coral moves downhill.