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Summary: Film of experimental mine clearance vehicle CF - 220 based on a Grant chassis.
Description: The tank's frontal plate supports a centrally pivoted, horizontal rotating boom which throws explosive charges intended to produce a sympathetic detonation of any land mines laid in the area. The vehicle superstructure interrupts part of the arm's sweep, and slow motion CUs show how the grabs at each end of the rotating arm, passing through spacing doors pick up new projectiles from an international magazine. MCU as test weight is thrown by rotation army. CU, grab mechanism. US Major- General paces out distance between pattern of thrown weights. MS of tank approaching barbed-wire entanglement, arm rotating. End MLS of CF - 220 in action with explosions around the vehicle - in the background, a horse very properly gallops off.