Activities of soldiers to assure safe landing of aircraft in landing-zones in United States.
United States USA Date:1969 Duration:8 min 43 sec Sound:Yes
Detachment Commander in meeting with officials. He wraps the map and men exit from the hut located in forest. A coded message carrying specifications required by Special Forces for air operations is written on a page. Map of landing-zone (LZ) is created on ground with various marks. Detachment Commander along with soldiers surrounds the map. Detachment Commander explains the landing operations to be carried out. Red chips are used to mark the stations on runway. Detachment Commander uses a stick to indicate these. RCL (Reception Committee Leader) is shown with blue chips. A soldier submits a document to an officer. Two other soldiers come to him. The officer gives the document. Detachment Commander receives a document brought by a soldier. Soldiers move on LZ and check the security. Men move on LZ. An aircraft approaches LZ. Two enemy soldiers see the air craft. One of them talks on phone. In an enemy base a soldier looks at a map. Another soldier notes down on a pad. Soldier at LZ see his watch. RCL burns a marker light lasting 4 minutes to signal the plane. The aircraft lands. Animation shows the pathway of landing taken by the aircraft on LZ. RCL man moving on runway signals approaching aircraft to parking area. Soldiers move to the parked aircraft. A signal is blown off as the aircraft takes off.
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