Newspaper article China Post

'The Navy Never Sleeps': Video Documents Life on the Front Line

Newspaper article China Post

'The Navy Never Sleeps': Video Documents Life on the Front Line

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"The Navy never sleeps" is the message featured in a video released Monday, which depicts Navy personnel working around the clock.

The three-minute film posted on the Navy's official Facebook page comes as military recruitment figures continue to lag amid what some say is a decline in the public's appreciation and respect for armed forces personnel.

The video begins with a shot of an amphibious reconnaissance team undergoing rigorous training, which is labelled 00:19 a.m.

As the clock reaches 03:43 a.m., viewers get a rare glimpse at the locally-developed Hsiung Feng III ([...]) "Brave Wind" surface-to-surface supersonic anti-ship missiles, while Navy personnel are shown maintaining arms combat readiness.

At 05:27 a.m., submarines are seen patrolling Taiwan's waters. …

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