A group of airmen and soldiers on a low rise during launch of Matador B-61 A missile in Tripoli, Libya.
Tripoli Libya Date:1956, January 21 Duration:1 min 59 sec Sound:NO SOUND
A group of airmen and soldiers on a low rise during launch of Matador B-61 A missile in Tripoli, Libya. A field power unit with whip antennas. Four antenna towers in background. Matador B-61A missile on the zero length launcher. After a few moments the matador is launched. Spectators and launcher crew leaving the area. Small crane mounted on truck which is parked next to nose of an upended Matador. Launch control site has been dug in mid. An empty zero length launcher is parked in background. Scene of radar trailer. A dish radar and a cross light mast mounted on two trailers. Dish radar revolving atop the trailer. The remains of an old fort in background as well as two high frequency message transmission towers. Two radar trailers. Dish radar is revolving from atop the first trailer.
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