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HMS Invincible may be sold to Australia

Title
HMS Invincible may be sold to Australia
Genre
News report; Interview
TX Date
Oct 1981
Year of production
1981
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Duration
00:07:37
Description
Report on the planned sale of HMS Invincible to the Australian Government. Includes interview with Captain Mike Livesay, the ship’s commander. Captain Edward Clexton, commander of USS Eisenhower, recalls how the ship recently protected his fleet on an exercise. Former defence minister Keith Speed says the sale will leave a dangerous gap in the fleet. Male reporter not identified.
Contributors
Keith Speed; Mike Livesay; Edward Clexton
Keywords
Australia; Cost reduction; Defence; State security; Government spending; Warships; Navy; Ships; HMS Invincible

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