War + Military | 1970 | Sound | Colour
A demonstration of the capabilities of the Harrier Jet vertical take off fighter or bomber 1970's
Kaleidoscope, the aircraft is seen taking off straight upwards. It is shown used in support of soldiers fighting on the ground. There are men under fire from jets. Jets being serviced and Loaded with bombs. There is a sequence of the aircraft being deployed on and from an Aircraft Carrier at sea. It is shown taking off and landing vertically and also using a conventional runway. It is seen flying in formation and generally taking part in military exercises. The plane is very noisy. It is used by the United States Marine Corps. The jet plane carries bombs and rockets on its wings.. There are a few credits at the end.
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