Truck mounted crane with hook lowered over wing of a Matador B-61 A missile in Tripoli, Libya.
Tripoli Libya Date:1956, January 24 Duration:2 min 24 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Truck mounted crane with hook lowered over wing of a Matador B-61 A missile in Tripoli, Libya. A launch crewman is preparing to fasten the chains around the wings to the hook of the crane. A Matador transport trailer is backed next to the truck mounted crane. Two men placing the crain which is around the matador wings onto the hook of the truck mounted crane. The wing of the Matador being lifted, positioned and secured to the fuselage of a Matador. A tech sergeant adjusting one of two small cylindrical protrusions underneath the belly of the Matador on zero length launcher. Launch crewmen working on the Matador during the pre launch phase.
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