Republic of China Navy Conducts Exercise in Waters off Taiwan

Republic of China Navy Conducts Exercise in Waters off Taiwan
CHENG KUNG CLASS FRIGATES

The Republic of China Navy held an anti-submarine exercise in waters off Taiwan on January 14th, ahead of the Lunar New Year holiday, Watch China Times news portal writes.

Chengkung-class frigates and US-made coastal minehunters participated in the exercise. The Navy dispatched the frigates from Tsoying Naval Base.

The goal of the exercise was to test the ROC Navy’s ability to counter a potential submarine attack by enemy forces.

A previous plan of the Navy to use a real depth charge was canceled due to bad weather conditions.

Naval Today Staff, January 15, 2014; Image: Wikimedia

 

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