762mm rocket MGR-1B (M50) of U.S. Army in United States.
United States USA Date:1965 Duration:4 min 25 sec Sound:Yes
762mm rocket MGR-1B (M50) is also known by name 'Honest John'. A truck moves on road. 2 rockets and a launcher are present in the assembly area. Rocket is positioned. War head is fixed to the motor with 4 bolts. The rocket loaded on a truck moves. It arrives at a place in field. Soldiers of handling unit,M405, place rocket on launcher. The rocket is secured by steel shoes. The launch beams are folded. The rocket is covered with blanket. The launcher, 17 ton M386, moves on road with rocket fixed on it. It arrives in a field. A soldier moves the handle of the jack. Soldiers remove blanket cover of the rocket. The crew also extends the launcher beam. Rocket fins are attached. A soldier views through telescope. Soldiers set the wind measuring set. It moves. Soldiers elevate the launcher. A soldier again looks in the telescope. Soldiers get down from launcher. Two soldiers sit near a remote control device. A soldier speaks on phone. Another soldier pushes a button in the remote. The M50 is fired. An explosion at a far off site (38 Km) occurs with an eruption of smoke and dust.
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