Several ordnance men work on bombs aboard USS Ranger underway in the South China Sea.
South China Sea Date:1968, January 22 Duration:2 min 53 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Operations of U.S. Navy A-7A Corsair 2 aboard USS Ranger underway in the South China Sea during the Vietnam War. A small group of personnel watches the recovery of an aircraft. An A-7A aircraft comes to a halt on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier. The aircraft taxis on the flight deck. A tractor in the right foreground. An A-7A aircraft making a recovery, rolls to a stop. A wire is released from a tail hook. The aircraft taxis out. Ready bomb stowage area behind the island, a large amount of bombs secured to the bomb carts. Personnel working in the far background. Ordnance personnel working around the bomb fuse carts. An ordnance man holds a bomb fuse in his hand. Ready bomb stowage area behind the island. Ordnance personnel working in the background. Bombs and bomb fuses in the foreground. An ordnance man works with a hand full of safety wires attaching them to a fuse cart. The ordnance man wheels a fuse cart down the deck area. Personnel standing between the aircraft. The ordnance man wheels the cart down the deck toward the A-7A, stops at the A-7A. An ordnance man attaches two fuses to two separate bombs. A fuse being screwed on the nose of a bomb by the ordnance man. The ordnance man attaches the safety wire. A clip being put on the safety wire of the bomb. An ordnance man works with the safety wire on the bomb attached to the A-7A. United States Navy F-4J Phantom II and U.S. Navy A-6A Intruder in the background on the flight deck.
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