China and South Korea held the first joint exercises escort ships ships participating in Guangzhou China
Chinese Navy, “Guangzhou” ship of the carrier-based helicopter took off
South Korean Navy, “Kang Gam-chan” missile destroyer and the Gulf of Aden
Xinhua May 14 (Xinhua Liu Chunhui, Cao Haihua) is Gulf of Aden, off the Somali coast perform tasks ROK naval escort escort ships, 13 pm local time in the eastern Gulf of Aden waters of joint exercises, this is the first time the two countries held joint naval exercises escort.
contents of the exercises include the communication between the two countries and to escort ships joined, communications, helicopter down each other, participating Chinese troops as the “Guangzhou” ship, the ROK troops participating in the exercise as “Kang Gam-chan,” ship . Both phases as the convoy commander of the formation commander, alternating command joint training exercises.
13:00 local time (18:00 GMT), joint exercises in the sea area east of the Gulf of Aden started. The first is a communication drill conducted by the Chinese Navy Fifth Fleet escort commander, deputy chief of staff Zhang pomelo South China Sea Fleet command, according to the first “Guangzhou” ship after the “Gang Gam-chan,” ship the order in which each hair with a light signal code VHF telephone and through the interpretation of validation.
then enter the formation and movement drills down each stage of the helicopter, escorted by a South Korean naval commander Li Fan Lin command, the two ships planned program components after formation, the two ships ship-borne helicopters take off. “Kang Gam-chan,” ship-borne helicopters with “Guangzhou” ship, “Guangzhou” ship-borne helicopters with “Kang Gam-chan” ship. Then the two ships ship-borne helicopters return, the exercise ended.
fifth escort fleet commander, deputy chief of staff of the South China Sea Fleet, said Zhang pomelo, through joint exercises, drawing on both communication and command, sea-air and other aspects of experience, help to further strengthen bilateral naval escort ship exchanges and cooperation, improve the ability to perform escort missions.
Photos: Naval escort ships in the Gulf of Aden joint exercises
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