5-4-3-2-1 Birds Away

This video from the Sea Power Centre - Australia's historic film collection was produced in the late 1960s and features the Charles F Adams class guided missile destroyer HMAS Hobart conducting a surface to air missile firing against a Jindivik drone aircraft. It features Captain Guy Griffiths and his operations team close up in the ships Combat Information Centre as they track and coordinate the successful missile firing.

Note: This video is hosted on YouTube. Department of Defence users will not be able to view this video on the Defence Protected Network.

This cine film has been placed online as part of the Sea Power Centre - Australia’s ongoing archival digitisation program.