Anti-Submarine Warfare

US may sell potent guided-missile warships to Taiwan

The US may sell four guided-missile destroyers to Taiwan, with delivery of the first vessel due in 2011.

Tuesday, 17 August, 2004, 12:00am

Substandard appearance raises cosmetic curiosity

Seafarers could have been forgiven yesterday for thinking a battle-scarred survivor of some colossal conflict had anchored in the western harbour near Lantau Island.

The Royal Navy submarine HMS Trenchant steamed in with blotchy markings down the sides of its hull, which were actually missing tiles.

14 May 1997 - 12:00am

Navy says sorry after film seizure puts PR efforts into a dive

THE Royal Navy is to hold an investigation into attempts to censor press photographs during a public relations visit to nuclear attack submarine HMS Trenchant, which arrived in Hong Kong yesterday.

The Navy has made a full apology following the incident, during which a junior officer confiscated film and video tape from the media.

26 Aug 1995 - 12:00am

Seacops have the upper hand

THE Royal Hong Kong Police Force's marine division faces an uphill - or more appropriately up-wave - battle each time it sets off after smugglers and other sea criminals.

Imagine trying to pursue a dai fei which boasts about 100 powerful outboard motors.

Fortunately for the good guys, technology is helping the police catch up with the baddies.

26 Nov 1993 - 12:00am