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Title:HMS ARK ROYAL AND HMS BRAZEN [Allocated Title]
Film Number:ADM 6745
Other titles:ROYAL NAVY VIDEOS: 1990s [Allocated Series Title]
Summary: Unedited British Satellite News (BSN) footage of HMS Ark Royal and HMS Brazen, "Day 1 and 2".
Description: (Tape 1) "Day 1 and 2". Shots of PT on the hangar deck of HMS Ark Royal. Aerial shots from Sea King helicopter over HMS Brazen;shots of rapid roping from helicopter onto "Brazen". Engine is replaced on HMS Brazen's Lynx helicopter; missiles are also attached. Shots of various deck weapons. Bridge scenes on Brazen: Commander T R Harris explains Brazen's support role to Ark Royal's task force in the Adriatic. More helicopter maintenance: prepared, the helicopter takes off.
(Tape 2) "Day 2". Views of HMS Ark Royal at sea. Scenes in Ops Room - Commander explains the purpose of an exercise in combat readiness. [NB Tape has been blanked from 6 minutes to 10 minutes for technical reasons.] Bridge scenes on HMS Brazen with HMS Ark Royal alongside. Deck views as HMS Ark Royal sails past Brazen. Attack exercise - Brazen's guns are trained as she comes under "attack" from Sea Harrier aircraft.