The Shape of ships to come

Australia, 1982

Film
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Episode of Series “Sentinel”.
A look at the guided missile frigate HMAS Adelaide, a new breed of ship in the destroyer class. It is the first Australian warship to be fitted with gas turbine engines, to have helicopter carrying capabilities and to be equipped with the over horizon missile ‘Harpoon’.

Credits

producer

Vincent Donovan

production company

Australia. Dept. of Defence. Public Relations

Duration

00:12:00:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1982

Appears in

Sentinel

Group of items

Sentinel

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Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

32781

Language

English

Subject categories

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

Armed Forces, Military, War & Weapons → Navies

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Ships

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

16mm film; Preservation Print (Section 5)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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