U.S. troops, armored vehicles, tanks and helicopters transported by U.S. Air Force Military Airlift Command aircraft.
United States USA Date:1975 Duration:1 min 25 sec Sound:Yes
Major Glen E Daniels of the Army Desert Training Centre in California. He stands in front of U.S. tanks and talks about movement of large units to combat zones by C-5 Galaxy aircraft of the U.S. Air Force Military Airlift Command. Soldiers load Cobra helicopters into a C-5. MAC C-5 Galaxy aircraft Interior of a C-5 showing two rows of M113 armored personnel carriers stowed inside. The troops accompanying them are seen climbing stairs to an upper deck of the C-5 where they will travel. Quick closeup view of a C-5 headed toward the camera during landing. Paratroopers jumping from MAC C-141 and C-130 aircraft. First Sergeant William Lawrence Jr, of the U.S. Army 82nd Airborne Division, stands in front of a camouflaged C-130 aircraft and talks about his experience in 20 years of parachute jumping. He extols MAC's efficiency in transporting paratroopers and comments on resulting improvement of drop zone times.
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