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Summary: Security briefing film focusing on the issue of espionage.
Description: “Espionage” - Shot of Gloster Javelin air to air. A new jet fighter is brought into service and within weeks its fire control system secrets are known to a foreign power. RCAF officer whose job is combating espionage explains the process of espionage. Dramatised reconstruction of how the secrets of the new aircraft could have been revealed. Embassy role in gathering intelligence. Importance of observing security regulations within the RCAF to combat espionage. Importance of office security to safeguard classified information (e.g. carbon paper or ensuring safe is secure). Careless talk in a pub is another source of security breach. Principle of “Need to Know” and other failings in security highlighted.
Production Country: Canada
Production Details: Royal Canadian Air Force (Production sponsor)
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Physical Characteristics: Colour format: B&W
Sound format: Sound
Soundtrack language: English
Title language: English
Technical Details: Format: 16mm
Number of items/reels/tapes: 1