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Other titles:INVASION EQUIPMENT TRIALS [Allocated Series Title]
Summary: Basic training in landing troops from a LCI(S).
Description: Opening shots of LCI(S) 507 drying out, and underway at speed in calm waters. Beached LCI(S) takes on airborne troops - they enter their compartments, and the crew dog the hatches (from outside). Troop capacity and distribution presented in tabulated form. Bicycles stowed on deck. Brow ramps prepared and LCI(S) runs into beach, where the troops disembark down two ramps - in shots from the beach, one of the naval cameramen can be seen standing in the bows, filming soldiers running down the starboard ramp. Troops re-embark, the ramps are recovered, and LCI(S) debeaches. Both operations are timed. Procedure is then repeated using the full equipment of four brow ramps - the crew seem tired by the end of the operation and the fourth ramp proves difficult to recover.