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Egypt / United States Planes #511396

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Jul 10, 1980
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(Studio) Arrival of squadron of United States F-4 Phantom jets in Egypt for jet maneuvers with Egypt reported; USSR mentioned.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Cairo, Egypt) Arrival of 1st United States combat unit to be deployed on Mideast soil in more,than decade examined; films shown. Such facilities said. stepping-off places for airlifts of men and equipment to bases in Kenya, Somalia and Oman; arrival of 2 United States guided missile cruisers at port of Alexandria reported Criticism of maintenance of F-4s already given Egypt and Egyptian criticism of delay in arrival of equipment ordered from US outlined. [President Anwar SADAT - comments on USSR .] Official and non- official reason for jet exercise noted.
REPORTER: James Compton (BULK-TV Japan)

Reporter(s):
Chancellor, John
Duration:
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