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Aurora on Target

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963 (16mm)
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Library and Archives Canada: 16mm.
"A documentary film on the Lockheed Corporation CP-140, Canada's newest surveillance aircraft named 'Aurora'. This film demonstrates the sophistication of equipment aboard "Aurora" as well as illustrating the extensive training program given to Canadian Forces personnel by the Lockheed Corporation."


Online Database National Film Board of Canada.
"This film depicts the introduction of the CP 140 Aurora Long Range Patrol Aircraft into the Canadian Armed Forces. The Aurora Program, its people and equipment; the high-technology training; the military and environmental role and tasks of the Aurora along Canada's coastlines and in the North are vividly portrayed."

"Ce film décrit l'introduction au sein des Forces Canadiennes de l'avion de patrouille à grand rayon d'action Aurora CP-140. Le programme Aurora, c'est du personnel et de l'équipement, et de l'instruction en technologie avancée. Le rôle militaire et écologique ainsi que les diverses tâches de l'Aurora le long des côtes canadiennes et dans le Grand Nord sont vivement illustrés."