Film 'The Armored Sky' shows the concept of Bomarc IM-99B Weapon System. Animation shows NORAD (North American Aerospace Defense Command) using SAGE (Semi-Automatic Ground Environment) directed Bomarc IM-99B missiles to repel an attack by hostile aircraft. Animation shows fleet of aircraft in flight. Aircraft releases missile which hits target on land. B-52 Bomber takes off from the runway. Aerial view of Arlington County city and Pentagon in Virginia. Number of aircraft parked on ground. Animation shows fleet of aircraft dropping bombs over land. Explosions on ground.
Eagle rank Boy Scouts representing the 12 regions of the Boy Scouts of America visit the Pentagon building in Arlington County, Virginia, during Boy Scout Week 1949. The interiors of the office of U.S. Army Brigadier General Vernon E Prichard. Boy Scouts arrive in the office and meet Brigadier General Prichard. A wall map in the background. Brigadier General Prichard speaks to the boys. The Vice Chief of Staff General Joseph Lawton Collins, talking to the boys in his office. The 12 Boy Scout representatives are: Alan Fritts of Troop 11 in Mankato, Minnesota; Andrew L. Clement, senior patrol leader of Troop 2 in Raleigh, North Carolina; George Barron of Troop 17 in Franklin, Virginia; Daniel Abbott of Senior Outfit 16, in Newtonville, Massachusetts; James Roswurm of Troop 31 in Huron, Ohio; Charles S. Wilson of Troop 3, in Bristol Tennessee; H. Cumings Johnson of Senior Outfit 230 in Traverse City, Michigan; Joseph L. Cox of Troop 98 in Trenton, Missouri; Howard M. Williams of Explorer Post 345 in Houston, Texas; James C. Vincent of Sea Scout Ship 232 in Brookings, Oregon; James E. Gill of Air Scout Squadron 234 in Berkeley, California; L. Drury Cathers of Troop 22 in Gouverneur, New York.
Buses that run both on road and railway tracks tried in Arlington County, Virginia. The bus 'Auto-railer' moves across the road. Several men stand near it. Buildings in the background. A view of the railway tracks. The bus moves on the railway tracks. Driver of the bus seated at the controls. Passengers sit in the bus.
A film about uses and importance of weapons since old times in the United States. Camp Perry in Ohio. Military Trophies and civilian NRA trophies for world series in marksmanship placed on a table. Service personnel and civilians at Camp Perry. Insignia on the back of the shirt of a participant. A 5th Infantry Division insignia on the back of a man. National Small Arms School instructors brief civilians and personnel in operation and firing of M-1 rifles. Participants fire rifles at a range during a competition. U.S. Army Chief of Staff General Matthew B. Ridgway presents trophies to winners of the competition at a ceremony in Washington DC. Scene changes to show a group of boys, all members of the Fairlington Junior Rifle Club in Arlington County, Virginia. The boys (and one girl also seen) wear shooting jackets with various patches commemorating NRA and other events. Boys seated on the ground. The boys and girls take prone position and fire rifles at a range at Fort Belvoir, Virginia, during an outing, supported by the U.S. Army. Some of the children use their own rifless, modified for lighter weight. They cross the range together to look at targets. An instructor helps a boy. A boy loads a rifle and fires it. He looks through binoculars to check the accuracy of his shot. Sergent Stuart Queen at a desk as he speaks.
U.S. Army General Dwight David Eisenhower arrives at the Pentagon building in Arlington County, Virginia. U.S. Army General Dwight David Eisenhower arrives to meet U.S. Secretary of Defense James Vincent Forrestal. Officials standing on the steps of the Pentagon building awaiting the arrival of the General. A car arrives. General Eisenhower comes out of the car, and walks up the steps to enter the building. Photographers taking pictures.
U.S. Army General Dwight David Eisenhower arrives at the Pentagon building in Arlington County, Virginia. U.S. Army General Dwight Eisenhower arrives to meet U.S. Secretary of Defense James Vincent Forrestal. Defense Secretary Forrestal seated at his desk and working. General Eisenhower arrives and takes a seat. The men shake hands. Defense Secretary Forrestal and General Eisenhower chatting.