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The Big Picture - Testing for Tomorrow

CREATED BY Department of Defense. Department of the Army. Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff for Operations. U.S. Army Audiovisual Center. (ca. 1974 - 05/15/1984 ) USE RESTRICTIONS NOTE: Some or all of this material may be restricted by copyright or other intellectual property right restrictions. ONLINE RESOURCES: http://www.amazon.com/dp/B0018C6TCM NOTE: A DVD of this film can be ordered from our partner, Amazon.com/NATIONALARCHIVES. A DVD of this film is ALSO available for viewing and copying free of charge in the NARA Research Room in the Motion Picture, Sound, and Video Records Section, National Archives at College Park, 8601 Adelphi Road, College Park, MD. The original release sheet reads: The modern army must always keep a step ahead of itself in its planning. With an eye on tomorrow's military needs, the United States Army conducts a varied and comprehensive testing program on the materiel of battle to ensure that the American fighting man will remain the best equipped combat-ready soldier in the world. This issue of THE BIG PICTURE shows various Army testing procedures from lenses for gun sights, to the vast transportation vehicles and vessels employed in the movement of troops and equipment. This film is an unusual "behind the scenes" report. FOR MORE INFORMATION http://arcweb.archives.gov/arc/action/ExternalDOSearch?searchExpression=2569798
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