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Title:EXERCISE SOLID STANCE, SEPTEMBER 1993 [Allocated Title]
Film Number:ADM 6515
Other titles:ROYAL NAVY VIDEOS: 1990s [Allocated Series Title]
Summary: Unedited scenes of activities during the NATO joint military exercise Solid Stance, 15-18 September 1993.
Description: (Tape 1) Shots of operations planning and international element. Bridge activity on board USS Mount Whitney. British and American staff in communications office. Intelligence cell meeting (international staff). Aerial shots of the US Navy command ship USS Mount Whitney (upper deck). (15 September 1993)
(Tape 2) Shots of USS Mount Whitney taken from boat (intermittent problem with tape). Round table meeting. Interview with Vice Admiral William J Flanagan USN COMSTRIKFORLANT (NATO Commander Strike Force Atlantic). Sequence in Joint Operations Centre. (16 September 1993)
(Tape 3) Royal Navy helicopter lands on USS Mount Whitney. Aerial shots of US supply ship with unidentified vessel, guided missile cruiser USS Bainbridge, AG-1 (Russian ship, fly by), HMS Broadsword (fly by) and USS Mount Whitney. Soundbites ("vox pops") from international staff (Canadian, British, Norwegian). (17 September 1993)