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Title:EXERCISE SETIA KAWAN, BRUNEI, APRIL 1997 [Allocated Title]
Film Number:ADM 6707
Other titles:ROYAL NAVY VIDEOS: 1990s [Allocated Series Title]
Summary: Scenes from Exercise Setia Kawan in Brunei, pitting British and Bruneian forces against the Gurkha Regiment.
Description: (Tape 1) Sea King helicopter lands in jungle clearing and deploys troops and equipment. Aerial shots of Bruneian landscape from helicopter. General views of the permanent Headquarters Brunei Garrison 2nd Battalion the Royal Gurkha Rifles, including honour plaques outside regimental building. Interview with Brigadier Melton about the exercise. Shots of Gurkha soldiers digging in; some are interviewed.
(Tape 2) Royal Marines and Royal Marines Reserve ashore in Brunei. Blowpipe missile in action
Production Details: Directorate of Public Relations (Navy) Film and Photographic (Production company)
Personalities, Units and Organisations:
Physical Characteristics: Colour format: Colour
Sound format: Sound
Soundtrack language: English
Title language: None
Subtitle language: None
Technical Details: Format: Beta-SP
Number of items/reels/tapes: 1
Footage: 30; Running time: 60 mins (ca)
Notes: Technical: some minor picture break-up in last five minutes. The two tapes appear to have been shot by different camera crews: Tape 1 has "SKN12 #12" written on it. Tape 2 is also labelled "35" and "41". Label handwriting and tape manufacturers are also different.