Transcription - EX BOLD ALLIGATOR

 

(Fade up from black to bilingual Canadian Army logo.)

(Fade to black. Fade in music.)

(Ouverture en fondu sur fond noir, logo bilingue de l’Armée canadienne.)

(Fondu au noir. Musique en fondu.)

(Ouverture en fondu sur fond noir)

(Fade up from black to Logo with text reading “Joint Task Force Atlantic Force opérationelle interarmée (Atlantique)”.)

(Cut to animation swords, shield and alligator making up components of the logo for Exercise Bold Alligator which contains the inscription: “Today’s Fight with Today’s People”)

(Dissolve to a wide shot of the sea as seen from on board a ship.)

(Music begins.)

(Cut to a wide shot of the ship’s wake.)

(Cut to a wide shot of the ship’s wake with a portion of the ship’s stern visible.)

(Cut to a wide shot zooming in to machinery inside the ship’s engine room.)

(Cut to a wide shot of a large Amercian military hovercraft.)

(Cut to a fast zoom out of water as seen through a hawse hole.)

(Cut to a wide shot of the embossed lettering “US” on a brass nautical bell.)

(Cut to a wide shot of the brass nautical bell.)

(Cut to a wide shot of a ship cannon.)

(Cut to a wides shot of the ship’s deck with a helicopter with stowed rotors in the foreground and another helicopter in flight in the background.)

(Cut to a series of close-ups of the ship’s rotating radar antennae.)

(Cut to a wide shot of an American naval officer writing on clip board.)

(Cut to a wide shot of four female navy personnel in a ship mechanical room.)

(Cut to a series of progressively wide to close shots of a person in a ship’s mechanical room.)

(Cut to series of wide shots of a bird’s eye view of the ship’s bow.)

(Cut to a wide’ point of view’ shot from a helmet mounted camera of soldiers with their weapons drawn walking through a ship’s hold.)

(Cut to a wide ‘point of view’ shot as soldiers ascend a ship staircase.)

(Cut to a wide shot of soldiers gathering by a ship’s doorway.)

(Cut to a wide shot of soldiers marching on the ship’s deck toward a waiting helicopter.)

(Cut to close up of a French Naval Officer with identifier which reads: Commander / Captaine de frigate Patrick Bourgeois French Navy / Marine Nationale de la France.)

 

Commander Patrick bourgeois:

We have the participation of many nations: Canadians, Dutch, Norwegian, and this morning we left the command ship: the (HNLMS) Johan de Witt for the (USS) Arlington which are the ships belonging to our task force and then we were transported by the U.S. Marine Corps.

(Cut to a wide shot of the ship’s wake with a portion of the stern vidible.)

(Cut to a wide shot of the ship’s hold with a HUMVEE visible.)

(Cut to a medium shot of soldiers boarding a helicopter.)

(Cut to a medium shot from the inside of the helicopter as soldiers enter and take their seat.)

(Cut to a close up of soldiers seated in a helicopter putting on their water survival equipment.)

(Cut to a medium shot of seated soldiers inside the helicopter as the flight crew prepare for take-off.)

(Cut to a close up of a soldiers face.)

(Cut to a close up of another soldier’s face.)

(Cut to a medium shot of a member of the helicopter flight crew giving instructions to the seated soldiers.)

(Cut to a wide shot of a seascape from underneath the helicopter with part of the fuselage visible and another helicopter visible in the distance.)

(Cut to a bird’s eye view of a beach community as seen from the open rear of the helicopter.)

(Cut to wide shot of a helicopter in flight above a forested area and a river.)

(Cut to a bird’s eye view of a marshy area as seen from the open rear of the helicopter.)

(Cut to a wide shot of a sandy area as seen from the helicopter’s open rear as it descends to land. A portion of the tail section of the helicopter is visible.)

(Cut to a wide shot of soldiers exiting the aircraft.)

(Cut to a wide shot of another helicopter coming for a landing in the sandy area with soldiers in the foreground.)

(Cut to soldiers taking their defensive positions at the landing site.)

(Cut to a close up of Major Patrick Chartrand with an identifier that reads: Major Patrick Chartrand Royal 22e Régiment.)

 

Major Patrick Chartrand:

In our case, we don’t have an amphibious ship so just being on the Witt is very interesting for us.

 

(Cut to a wide shot of two ships speeding through the water.)

(Cut to a close up of Major Patrick Chartrand.)

 

Major Patrick Chartrand:

We can integrate with crew and we’ve been conducting exercises on the ship…

(Cut to a wide shot of soldiers getting their meal in a ship’s mess.)

(Cut to a wide shot of soldiers aiming C6, C7A2, from the port side of the vessel.)

(Cut to a close up of the barrels of the aimed weapons.)

(Cut to a wide shot of soldiers on their knees placing marks on a very large gridded map.)

 

Major Patrick Chartrand:

…so there’s a lot of good lessons here.

 

(Cut to close up of a soldier transferring information from a small map to the large gridded map.)

(Cut to a medium shot of a soldier preparing an object to be used as a model on a large map.)

(Cut to a wide shot of a scaled model of a town made from a photograph and fashioned with cardboard and tape.)

 

Major Patrick Chartrand:

The way we do the planning process and the different types of equipment that we have does have an impact on they we do our operations and our exercises.

(Cut a series of wide and close shots of many different kinds of weaponry, communication and miscellaneous military equipment being surveyed by soldiers.)

(Cut to a close up of Major Patrick Chartrand.)

 

Major Patrick Chartrand:

At the end of the day, a soldier is a soldier.

 

(Cut to wide shot of the underside of a helicopter flying overhead.)

(Cut to a wide shot of a navy hovercraft traversing a beach.)

(Cut to a wide shot of a military jeep driving off the hovercraft and on to the beach.)

(Cut to a wide shot of a military jeep with trailor driving off the hovercraft and on to the beach.)

(Cut to a wide shot of a military jeep driving on the beach.)

(Cut to a wide shot of the hovercraft leaving the beach to return to the water.

(Cut to a wide shot of soldiers running through a wooded area to a training area.)

(Cut to a wide shot of an open shuttered window with a weapon being fired through it.)

(Cut to a wide shot of a barrel of a weapon pushing open the shutter on a window.)

(Cut to a wide shot of a helicopter flying overhead with a large sun flare.)

(Cut to a wide shot with a live zoom in of a descending helicopter.)

(Cut to a soldier firing a C9A2 from the shoulder position as he leans against the corner of a building.)

(Cut to a close up C9A2 being fired with spent shells being rapidly discharged.)

(Cut to a wide shot of three soldiers firing their weapons, two in a lying position and one on one knee.)

(Cut to a medium silhouette shot of a soldier firing his weapon through an ajar windo.)

(Cut to medium shot of soldier running inside a building with a large carl gustav recoiless rifle on his back.)

(Cut to a close up moving shot of a soldier checking the various firing positions of other soldiers within a building.)

(Cut to a medium shot that follows one soldier as he runs from one building to another.)

(Cut to a close up of a soldier aiming and firing his C9A2 as he looks through the scope.)

(Cut to a medium shot of a soldier using a AN/PRC-152 RADIO HEADSET.)

(Cut to close up of a soldier aiming his weapon while leaning on a M2 browning 50. cal heavy machine gun.)

(Cut to a medium shot of a soldier firing a M2 browning 50. cal heavy machine gun.)

mounted to a vehicle with camouflage netting in the foreground.)

(Cut to a close up of the barrel of the M2 browning 50. cal heavy machine gun.)

(Cut to a medium shot of a soldier and his weapon as seen through an open window.)

(Cut to a wide shot of soldiers with their weapons running out from behind the cover of a stone wall.)

(Cut to close up of a soldier making and acknowledging gesture to the camera.)

(Fade to black. Fade to Title reading: Strong. Proud. Ready. Forts. Fiers. Prêts)

(Fade to National Defence Identifier and copyright information. Fade to Canada wordmark.)

(Fondu au noir. Ouverture en fondu sur le titre : Strong. Proud. Ready. Forts. Fiers. Prêts)

(Fondu sur l’identificateur de la Défense nationale et les renseignements sur les droits d’auteur. Fondu sur le mot-symbole Canada.)

 

 

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