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Missile

By

Frederick Wiseman

MISSILE follows the 4315th Training Squadron of the Strategic Air Command at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California, where Air Force officers are trained to man the Launch Control Centers for the Minuteman Intercontinental Ballistic Missiles. Sequences include discussion of the moral and military issues of nuclear war; the arming, targeting and launching of the missile; codes; communications; protection against terrorist attack; emergency procedures; staff meetings and tutorial sessions.

Original title: Missile

Production: Zipporah Films

Nationality: USA

Year of production: 1987

Running time: 115'

Language: English

Ratio: 16/9

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