THE BEGINNING OF THE END OF A TANK - VIGILANT [Main Title]
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- MIL 385
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- whole: Number Of Items/reels/tapes 1
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Army film illustrating the capabilities of the Vigilant wire-guided anti-tank missile.
A series of scenes showing the engagement of static and mobile targets on a range is interspersed with various shots of soldiers demonstrating that the missile can be carried and deployed by one man. The weapon is also shown fitted to the turret of a Ferret armoured car, carried in Land Rovers, by Royal Marines during an amphibious operation and deployed with infantry from Belvedere and Sioux helicopters.