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Title:HMS INVINCIBLE IN THE GULF, FEBRUARY 1998 [Allocated Title]
Film Number:ADM 6640
Other titles:ROYAL NAVY VIDEOS: 1990s [Allocated Series Title]
Summary: Extended unedited coverage of the aircraft carrier HMS Invincible in the Persian Gulf, February 1998.
Description: (Tape 1) Scenes on the flight deck of HMS Invincible. BBC team set up. Dramatic sky shots. Aircrew and pilots at work, and Sea Harrier GR7 and FA2 variants in action (12 February).
(Tape 2) Shots of general hangar activity on board the aircraft carrier HMS Invincible, and scenes of Hawker Sea Harrier GR7 being prepared, including being fitted with AMRAAM (Advanced Medium-Range Air-to-Air Missile) (ca 13-14 February).
(Tape 3) Scenes include flight deck activity with Sea King helicopter and Sea Harrier aircraft, (15 February).
(Tape 4) Scenes include interviews with crew members (21 February).
(Tape 5) Scenes include Sea Harrier landings on flight deck (22 February).
(Tape 6) Scenes include Hawker Sea Harrier GR7s being prepared and various shots on deck with HMS Coventry alongside (24 February).
(Tape 7) Scenes include Hawker Sea Harrier GR7s being prepared and various shots on deck with HMS Coventry alongside (24 February).
(Tape 8) Interview tape (ca 24 February).
(Tape 9) Scenes include flypast of ten Sea Harrier aircraft (and landings on deck), Kate Adie delivering a piece to camera and shots of the youngest rating on the crew looking into the sky (25 February).
(Tape 10) Scenes include loading of Sidewinder and AMRAAM missiles onto Sea Harrier, pilot shots plus take-offs and landings (ca 25 February).
(Tape 11) Scenes on board the aircraft carrier HMS Invincible at dusk, focusing on shots of a Hawker Sea Harrier aircraft (ca 27 February).