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Falkland Conflict #78306

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, May 25, 1982
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(Studio) Implications for naval warfare of British task force's efforts in Falkland Island conflict noted.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(DC) Implications examined; Her (His) Majesty's Ship Sheffield, Her (His) Majesty's Ship Ardent, Her (His) Majesty's Ship Antelope noted sinking. Issues under consideration for hypothetical conflict between United States and USSR considered. [Senator Gary HART, defense consultant Russell MURRAY - note vulnerability of surface ships.] Navy's request for building program noted; carrier protection system described. Role of aluminum in ship assaults noted. [Admiral Thomas HAYWARD - considers large ships safer than smaller ones.] [HART - criticizes large ships.] Results of recent naval exercise outlined. [MURRAY - anticipates learning lesson the hard way.] Probable outcome of Falkland crisis considered.
REPORTER: John McWethy

(Studio) Upcoming items announced.
REPORTER: Max Robinson

McWethy, John;
Reynolds, Frank;
Robinson, Max

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