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Title:THE AA DEFENCE OF HM SHIPS (RUSHES 6) [Allocated Title]
Film Number:ADM 831
Other titles:STAAG MOUNTING ON A DARING CLASS DESTROYER [Alternative Title]
Summary: Unedited sequences showing the anti-aircraft defences of a Daring Class destroyer.
Description: I. MS sequence showing twin 40mm AA on a Daring Class destroyer - mountings on the starboard bridge wing and abaft the after funnel open fire.
II. HA.MS of a Fairey Gannet flying a long range anti-submarine patrol - one engine shut down, radome lowered.
III. MS of STAAG (Standard Tachymetric Anti-Aircraft Gun) mounting on a Daring Class destroyer, training and elevating. Twin 40mm AA trains and opens fire.
IV. LA.MS of short tripod mainmast on HMS Eagle, showing the air warning radar. White Ensign flies from the masthead.