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Air Force

The Benjamin O. Davis Jr. Story

Footage 10:32

Gen. Benjamin O. Davis, Jr. was the first African-American general officer in the U.S. Air Force. Watch his journey from a cadet at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point to a general officer as well as accounts about his leadership & character.

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Rocket-Propelled Sled Tests Ejection Seat At High Speed Track

Rocket-Propelled Sled Tests Ejection Seat At High Speed Track

2018 Footage 02:47

The Holloman High-Speed Test Track is a 10-mile long, precision-aligned track that gives scientist and engineers a stage where they execute their multiple projects.

The Benjamin O. Davis Jr. Story

Footage 10:32

Gen. Benjamin O. Davis, Jr. was the first African-American general officer in the U.S. Air Force. Watch his journey from a cadet at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point to a general officer as well as accounts about his leadership & character.

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From Downed Aircraft to Mob Control: How Emergency Personnel Prepare For Fire

From Downed Aircraft to Mob Control: How Emergency Personnel Prepare For Fire

Footage 04:40

U.S. Military personnel run through fire training exercises. Air Force members perform live fire training to practice putting out fires on the base, while Navy personnel learn how to react and respond to fires on their ship. Marine Corps members put out a controlled fire, and Army paratroopers train to engage and endure fire in riot control operations.

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The Evolution Of Stealth Aircraft In The Air Force

The Evolution Of Stealth Aircraft In The Air Force

2017 Film 01:36

A brief overview of the U.S. Air Force's efforts in stealth technology as well as aircraft that utilize it.

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Korean War in Color

2001 Film 1:25:05

"2001" The Inchon Invasion The rise and fall of Seoul The Naktong river campaign Winter at the Choisin reservoir. The 1st Marine Division in action Flame throwers in action Bombing raid on a North Korean industrial complex Prisoners of war being captured Amphibious attack behind enemy lines.

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Birth of The B-29

1945 Film 20:06

"1945" Design, production and testing of World War II bomber.

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Camera Combat

Camera Combat

2017 Footage 13:11

In 1967, the Air Force commissioned for television production capability at Hill Air Force Base. Despite the audio-visual unit going by many names in its history, the organization continues to run today in the forefront as a lead provider of innovative motion imagery for the Air Force utilizing the latest technology for quality productions.

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Airmen Intense Training

Airmen Intense Training

2015 Footage 03:25

Watch footage of Airmen from the 775th Explosive Ordnance Disposal Squadron (EOD) training at Hill Air Force Base, Utah for preparation of future deployment. They work on several skills including counter IED and victim IED operations as well as sharpening their sight at the firing range.

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Utah Test And Training Range

Utah Test And Training Range

2015 Footage 05:46

The video gives a detailed look at Utah Test and Training Range (UTTR). UTTR covers 2,675 square miles of ground space and over 19,000 square miles of airspace. The range provides representational tests in real-world environments for all branches of the military. Some tests include weapon capabilities, ground to air combat and air to air combat.

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AFSOC Heritage 1943-2013

AFSOC Heritage 1943-2013

2013 Footage 09:39

Watch an overview of the U.S. Air Force Special Operations Command’s (AFSOC) history from World War II to 2013.

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Fairchild Air Force Base Overcoming the Challenges

Fairchild Air Force Base Overcoming the Challenges

2017 Footage 06:49

A historical overview of Fairchild Air Force Base's 75-year legacy. In the past, the base supplied armies, maintained arsenals as well as repaired and built aircraft. Today, Fairchild is synonymous with their air refueling fleet delivering fuel to planes anywhere in the world.

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Air Force Dog Training

Air Force Dog Training

2017 04:12

Commando Warrior Regional Training Center holds dog training at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam. Here, dogs are exposed to combat operations and war environments to prepare them for possible deployment.

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Military CV-22: Fast Roping And Hoisting

Military CV-22: Fast Roping And Hoisting

2018 Footage 07:39

Military Forces perform fast roping and hoisting exercises on CV-22 Ospreys to develop their proficiency at infiltration and exfiltration.

Screaming Eagles in Vietnam

1967 Film 28:12

"1967" Combat missions of the 1st Brigade, 101st airborne division, from the summer of 1965 to January 1967: Operations Van Buren, Harrison, Hawthorne, John Paul Jones, Pickett.

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Engineering Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, From The 1980s Until Now

Engineering Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, From The 1980s Until Now

2017 Footage 01:54

The concept of the remotely piloted aircraft began in the 1940s. Since then the technology has developed substantially with vehicles such as the RQ-4 Global Hawk and the MQ9-Reaper. These unmanned systems are critical carrying out U.S. Air Force missions.

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History of the Air Force 1954-1964

1977 Film 11:57

"1977" History of the Air Force 1954 - 1964 from missile development to space. Highlights Air Force history from 1926 through 1971. Covers Dr. Goddards' rocket experiments in 1926, German V-2 rockets, the american missile program development, aerospace medicine research, Cuban Missile Crisis, X-15 astronauts' flights and Air Force Efforts in space.

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History of the Air Force 1908-1916

1976 Footage 9:50

"1976" History of the development of the airplane and its eventual adaptation for use as a military weapon. For use with exhibits depicting the era (1908-1916).

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History of the Air Force 1946-1953

1976 Footage 11:16

"1976" Air Force development between WW II and Korean war, including scenes of prominent aircraft and personalities of that period. Covers Berlin blockade, shows major milestone developments such as the X-1 and newsmaking flights such as the Hawaii-to-Cario flight in 1946.

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History of the Air Force 1944-1945

1976 Footage 8:32

"1976" Covers history of Army Air Corps actions during air war over Europe and the pacific, including the surrender of Japan.

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History of the Air Force 1931-1941

1976 Footage 28:47

"1976" Highlights of Air Force history between 1931 and 1941. Covers humanitarian functions, increasing German belligerence, technical achievements such as the Arnold flight to Alaska and the development of new aircraft including the B-17.

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Sikorsky UH-60 Black Hawk In Action

Sikorsky UH-60 Black Hawk In Action

Footage 04:09

Sikorsky's UH-60 Black Hawk In Action. High-definition footage of pre-flight checks, take-offs, landings, aerial maneuvers and more.

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McDonnell Douglas F-4 Phantom II In Action

McDonnell Douglas F-4 Phantom II In Action

Footage 02:43

Unbelievable footage of the McDonnell Douglas F-4 Phantom II aircraft including pre-flight checks, take-offs, landings, aerial maneuvers and more.

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F-35A Testing Capabilities

F-35A Testing Capabilities

2016 Footage 02:01

31st Test and Evaluation Squadron pilot, Maj. Thomas Hays, discusses the the F-35 Lightning II (TES). He and more than 85 Airmen of the 31st TES went to Mountain Home AFB, Idaho to perform the first simulated deployment tests of the F-35A. The main purpose was to carry out three operational capability mission sets.

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Eurofighter Typhoon In Action

Eurofighter Typhoon In Action

2017 Footage 04:51

Video of the Eurofighter Typhoon in action. Unbelievable footage including pre-flight checks, take-offs, landings, aerial maneuvers and more.

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Birth of The B-29

1945 Film 20:06

"1945" Design, production and testing of World War II bomber.

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Inside The Cockpit of The McDonnell Douglas F-15 Eagle

Inside The Cockpit of The McDonnell Douglas F-15 Eagle

2016 Footage 3:35

Breathtaking first-person and third-person video footage from the cockpit of the McDonnell Douglas F-15 Eagle fighter aircraft.

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MQ-9 Reaper In Flight

MQ-9 Reaper In Flight

Footage 05:02

The MQ-9 Reaper is an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV). Watch footage of the aircraft take-offs, landings, flying as well as touch-and-go landings controlled remotely.

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An Inside Look At Lockheed U-2 Dragon Lady Pre-Flight Preparations

An Inside Look At Lockheed U-2 Dragon Lady Pre-Flight Preparations

2017 Footage 06:20

Watch the capabilities of the U-2 Dragon Lady and preparation to fly the aircraft during a U.S. Air Force pilot’s reconnaissance mission.

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McDonnell Douglas AV-8B Harrier II In Action

McDonnell Douglas AV-8B Harrier II In Action

Incredible footage of the McDonnell Douglas AV-8B Harrier II pre-flight checks, vertical take-offs, landings, aerial maneuvers and more.

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Screaming Eagles in Vietnam

1967 Film 28:12

"1967" Combat missions of the 1st Brigade, 101st airborne division, from the summer of 1965 to January 1967: Operations Van Buren, Harrison, Hawthorne, John Paul Jones, Pickett.

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American Aircraft In Action: F-15 Eagle And The Blue Angels Squadron

American Aircraft In Action: F-15 Eagle And The Blue Angels Squadron

Footage 03:59

Breathtaking video of the F-15 Eagle and the U.S. Navy's Blue Angels Flight Demonstration Squadron performing stunning aerial maneuvers and more.

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Mikoyan MiG-29 Fulcrum In Action

Mikoyan MiG-29 Fulcrum In Action

Footage 05:47

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Dassault Mirage In Action

Dassault Mirage In Action

2015 Footage 2:52

Video of the French Dassault Mirage 2000 aircraft. Unbelievable footage including mid-air refuelling aerial maneuvers and more.

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Boeing F/A-18E/F Super Hornet

Boeing F/A-18E/F Super Hornet

2014 Footage 04:01

Breathtaking video of the Boeing F/A-18E/F Super Hornet aircraft, including pre-flight checks, take-offs, aerial maneuvers, landings and more.

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Lockheed Martin F-22 Raptor In Action

Lockheed Martin F-22 Raptor In Action

2015 Footage 04:26

High-definition video of the Lockheed Martin F-22 Raptor. Incredible footage including pre-flight checks, take-offs, landings, aerial maneuvers and more.

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Boeing C-17 Globemaster III In Action

Boeing C-17 Globemaster III In Action

2016 Footage 04:10

Video of the Boeing C-17 Globemaster III aircraft. Unbelievable footage including pre-flight checks, take-offs, landings, combat simulations and more.

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Boeing B-52 Stratofortress In Action

Boeing B-52 Stratofortress In Action

2017 Footage 04:04

Video of the Boeing B-52 Stratofortress aircraft. Unbelievable footage including pre-flight checks, take-offs, landings, combat exercises and more.

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Lockheed AC-130U Spooky In Action

Lockheed AC-130U Spooky In Action

2016 Footage 04:14

Unbelievable video of the Lockheed AC-130U Spooky aircraft, including pre-flight checks, take-offs, aerial maneuvers, combat exercises, landings and more.

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Army

Dassault Rafale In Action

Dassault Rafale In Action

2017 Footage 02:07

High-definition footage of the Dassault Rafale with pre-flight checks, take-offs, landings, aerial maneuvers and more.

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From Downed Aircraft to Mob Control: How Emergency Personnel Prepare For Fire

From Downed Aircraft to Mob Control: How Emergency Personnel Prepare For Fire

Footage 04:40

U.S. Military personnel run through fire training exercises. Air Force members perform live fire training to practice putting out fires on the base, while Navy personnel learn how to react and respond to fires on their ship. Marine Corps members put out a controlled fire, and Army paratroopers train to engage and endure fire in riot control operations.

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Increase Reach, Reduce Risk And Improve Readiness: Efficiency In The Army

Increase Reach, Reduce Risk And Improve Readiness: Efficiency In The Army

2018 Footage 8:08

For the U.S. Army, readiness is vital. Through demand reduction, the Army tries to find solutions to widen their operational reach, decrease mission dangers, and enhance promptness. In World War II, issues arose in General Patton’s supply line causing him to make use of local French factories at the cost of time. Today, finding the best methods of resource efficiency is essential for responsiveness and strategic necessities in the 21St Century warfare.

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Korean War in Color

2001 Film 1:25:05

"2001" The Inchon Invasion The rise and fall of Seoul The Naktong river campaign Winter at the Choisin reservoir. The 1st Marine Division in action Flame throwers in action Bombing raid on a North Korean industrial complex Prisoners of war being captured Amphibious attack behind enemy lines.

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Utah Test And Training Range

Utah Test And Training Range

2015 Footage 05:46

The video gives a detailed look at Utah Test and Training Range (UTTR). UTTR covers 2,675 square miles of ground space and over 19,000 square miles of airspace. The range provides representational tests in real-world environments for all branches of the military. Some tests include weapon capabilities, ground to air combat and air to air combat.

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Army Cold Weather Training In Alaska

Army Cold Weather Training In Alaska

2017 Footage 05:46

Army Cold Weather Training in Alaska. Members of the Northern Warfare Training Center prepare soldiers to endure the unforgiving Alaskan landscape in training and survival exercises.

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Life in the Korean War

Life in the Korean War

1984 Film 28:02

In this episode, The Big Picture looks at soldiers lives over a single day on the front lines of Korea. Items include the eating and bathing conditions for soldiers as well as typical work such as planting microphones or driving tanks.

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Engineer Battalion Coordinates Mechanized Breach

Engineer Battalion Coordinates Mechanized Breach

2017 Footage 02:24

During Iron Focus, a military exercise, engineers help soldiers in tactical vehicles by removing obstacles in their path using mechanized breach operations so forces can continue.

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Hell on Wheels

Footage 20:21

Historical record of the combat activities of the 2D armored division during World War II.

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Baltic Urban Warfare Exercise

Baltic Urban Warfare Exercise

Footage 03:34

Close to Zaragoza, Spain, members of Baltic Battalion perform an urban combat exercise in San Gre-gorio training field. The Estonian and Latvian soldiers use their abilities in an urban environment.

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Jungle Warfare School

Jungle Warfare School

2016 Footage 05:33

At the French Jungle Warfare School close to Libreville, Gabon, U.S. Soldiers practice search and movement drills as well as learn how to treat causalities. The purpose of the training is to guarantee that soldiers have the proper skills to live and succeed in a jungle surrounding.

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2nd Infantry Division Legacy

2nd Infantry Division Legacy

2017 Footage 50:40

Explore the history of the 2nd Infantry Division (2ID). This documentary gives an overview of the legacy of the 2ID beginning in 1917 along with interviews with veterans and current infantry as well as KATUSA soldiers.

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Screaming Eagles in Vietnam

1967 Film 28:12

"1967" Combat missions of the 1st Brigade, 101st airborne division, from the summer of 1965 to January 1967: Operations Van Buren, Harrison, Hawthorne, John Paul Jones, Pickett.

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Improved Ribbon Bridge: Transporting Military Vehicles Across the Missouri River

Improved Ribbon Bridge: Transporting Military Vehicles Across the Missouri River

2016 Footage 02:03

As a part of Golden Coyote 2016 exercise, U.S. Army Soldiers construct Improved Ribbon Bridges (IRB) with Mk2 Bridge Erection Boats to move multiple military vehicles across the Missouri River in Chamberlain, S.D.

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Signal Corps History: Development of Communications & Information Systems

Signal Corps History: Development of Communications & Information Systems

2014 Footage 08:15

Since the Revolutionary War, the U.S. Army has always used communication systems to organize soldiers. In 1863, the U.S. saw the necessity to provide the latest communication technology to the army and introduced the Signal Corp. Today, Signal Corps continues to develop and deliver elite communication and information systems for the leadership and control of combined arms forces.

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M1A2: Precision Driving and Crushing Cars

M1A2: Precision Driving and Crushing Cars

2018 Footage 4:01

M1A2's participate in the 2018 Strong Europe Tank Challenge’s Precision Driving lane at the 7th Army Training Command’s Grafenwoehr Training Area.

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Assembling A Floating Bridge Moves US Army Across Water

Assembling A Floating Bridge Moves US Army Across Water

2017 Footage 06:33

Watch how U.S. marines and soldiers use improved ribbon bridge (IRB) to help vehicles cross rivers around the world.

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The Infantry Tank Team

1944 Footage 11:50

"1944" Shows how the infantry-tank team lends mutual protection from dangers experienced by each during independent operation. Describes conditions, formations, and communications for combined operations. Demonstrates how a team can capture an enemy position consisting of a machine gun and an antitank gun. The infantry finds and points out the objective, puts the antitank gun out of action, guides and protects the tanks, and follows them into the position to wipe it out.

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M-24 Light Tank

1944 Footage 20:19

"1944" Describes the M-24 and compares it with the M-5. Teaches how to operate the tank, pointing out good and bad practices. Explains the ventilation and heating systems and the operation of the gears. Demonstrates how to adjust the track.

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