On patrol in the South Seas, British Type-23 frigate HMS Monarch receives a distress call from the merchant vessel Corona, which has been carrying gold bullion and is under attack from pirates. Responding to the call, the Captain and crew of HMS Monarch find themselves drawn into a struggle against the megalomaniac ambitions of a despotic warlord. With the lives of hostages at stake, the crew HMS Monarch races against the clock to save them... and themselves.
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At one point the ship fires a Harpoon missile to deal with an incoming target. You can just make out the missile waver slightly when it fires. When this sequence was filmed, one of the missiles veered right off course and actually turned around on a collision course with the ship; however it fell harmlessly into the sea several hundred feet short. See more
Colonel Naboo (Paul Bhattacharjee
) calls the hostages' attitude "all-for-one-and-one-for-all", which he says is "very British". It's not - being the motto of the Three Musketeers, it's very French. See more
Command Approved has absolutely no credits at all, neither at the beginning nor the end. See more