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BLUE STEEL SlTiND-OFF BOMBS

Statement by the Minister for Defence, The Hon, *,(}, Town ley, ---------- M„p.

The Minister for Defence, the Hon, Athol Townley,

announced to-day that to expedite trials of blue steel stand­

off bombs, the R „ ^ , A „ F , will airfreight some of the missiles

from the United Kingdom to Australia and this operation has

already commenced, The R,i4,A,F„ are using their Hercules

aircraft to transport the missiles under charter to the

U,K. Ministry of aviation.

Trials will be conducted at Woomera by R,a »F„ V-Bombers.

Ca n b e r r a

November 10, I960 - P,M,