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Navy / USSR #213425

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Oct 21, 1971
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(Studio) United States Navy has competition.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Rome, Italy) United States still strongest force in Mediterranean. 6th fleet incls. 45 surface ships, 4 subs., 200 planes and 25,000 men. USSR newsfilm shows young Soviet fleet, modern in design. Soviet ships in 1969 numbered 25-30; in 1970, number grew to 40-50; now 60+. Copter carrier shown. Soviets have potential for expansion.
REPORTER: Winston Burdett

Reporter(s):
Burdett, Winston;
Mudd, Roger
Duration:
00:02:00

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