Rocket range Australia

Australia, 1957

Film
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The Weapons Research Establishment at Salisbury and Woomera, South Australia. Shows the Salisbury Headquarters with its workshops, scientific testing of equipment, and wind tunnel. Also life in Woomera township and weapons research on the rocket range, including the engagement of a Jindivick pilotless aircraft by a Fireflash air-to-air missile and the launching of a skylark ground-to-air rocket.

Credits

director

W. H. Shepherd

producer

Shan Benson

production company

Dept of the Interior

Australian National Film Board

Language

English

Duration

00:20:00:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

28015

Subject categories

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Salisbury (S. Aust.)

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Woomera Rocket Range (S. Aust.)

Armed Forces, Military, War & Weapons → Australia - Armed forces

Armed Forces, Military, War & Weapons → Weapon systems

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Aeronautics

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Rockets (Aeronautics)

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Research

Places → Salisbury (S. Aust.)

Places → Woomera Rocket Range (S. Aust.)

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

16mm film; Preservation Print (Section 5)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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