China’s first fleet escort will arrive today in Sanya, Hainan (map)
4 月26 am, the South China Sea sunny, the night a heavy rain for the Chinese naval fleet to escort the first line into the territory of the motherland’s traditional wash Zheng Chen. Formation of the first convoy was held in the South China Sea, “Report to the Motherland” ceremony. Sun photo agency issued since the law
” sea “missile destroyer escort officers and men lined up neatly on the deck, to salute the motherland. Sun photo agency issued since the law
BEIJING, April 28 Chinese naval fleet in the first convoy of “Wuhan” and “sea” guided missile destroyer on the 18th return journey from the eastern Gulf of Aden, is scheduled to be in the morning returned to Sanya, Hainan.
reported, “Weishan Lake” comprehensive supply ship scheduled incorporated into the second batch of escort formation. Including “Weishan Lake” crew and fleet command post part of the backbone, including two hundred people, to remain in the Gulf of Aden perform escort missions.
2008 年 12 26 afternoon, the PLA Navy ships set sail from Sanya, Hainan Province, the Gulf of Aden, off the Somali coast perform escort missions.
escort formation by the “Wuhan” and “sea” missile destroyers, “Weishan Lake” comprehensive depot ship, two ship-borne helicopters and some special operations component, a total of more than 800 officers and men. Their mission is to protect China and through the Gulf of Aden, the Somali waters the ship and personnel safety, protection of the World Food Programme and other international organizations, the safety of ships carrying humanitarian supplies.
This is China’s first use of military force overseas to maintain the national strategic interests, the Chinese military’s first organized fighting force at sea to go overseas to fulfill its international humanitarian obligations, but also the first time the Chinese navy in the sea to protect the important shipping lines security.
accused of escort warships fighting force second only to the U.S.
military experts Yin Cho Chinese navy in the comments, said the first convoy formation, the “Wuhan” number and “sea” missile destroyers, “Weishan Lake” comprehensive supply ships of the fleet, is a typical destroyer fleet.
Yin Cho said the current mission in the waters of the vessels inside, in addition to the U.S. destroyer Howard outside China is the largest tonnage of ships, from the technical performance, is the most advanced, combat capability is one of the strongest.
first detection capability of these ships is very strong, able to carry out some over the horizon detection and control of a large sea area. Search capability is essential for the effect of anti-piracy.
Second, these relatively large tonnage of ships, airworthiness higher, so that in the Gulf of Aden, the Somali waters to perform tasks more efficient, regardless of the weather, can still perform the task.
another point on its ability to communicate is very strong. The use of such ships is really more than enough for the pirates.
formation of the first convoy of 212 ships to escort security rate 100%
Chinese naval fleet since the first convoy on January 6 this year to enter the Gulf of Aden Bay since the escort officers and men for the task complicated sea, rampant piracy, etc., to explore with escort, patrol the region, onboard security, helicopter patrols, target expelled and other effective approaches, has approved 212 foreign and 41 escort vessels, and successfully rescued three ships attacked, then ship a care, protect the safety of ships by the rate of 100%.
accept the formation of the command group leader Colonel Yao Junbiao interview with the ship, said: “This is the first time tissue vessels, ship-borne helicopters and special forces across the ocean combined arms task execution by escort, full exercise of the beat task forces and political quality, improve the Navy’s ability to accomplish diverse military tasks. “
as of April 18, local time, the first Chinese naval fleet escort” Wuhan “and” sea “guided missile destroyer flight back home when the first Chinese naval escort sailing 2703 hours continuous formation, formation of three warships total distance of 70,025 sea miles total, refresh the Chinese naval fleet sailed straight sailing time and distance two records.
been widely praised by foreign merchant protection
at each end of the convoy, merchant seamen often by phone, email and other forms of expression of gratitude . “Thank you!” “Your performance is very good!”, “Chinese Navy’s quality is first class!” Etc., “Wuhan” I remember the crowded ship a registration of the VHF phone, truly protect merchant ships being recorded China’s naval fleet heartfelt tribute.
first deputy commander Yandun Ping said the convoy formation, the first convoy escort fleet since the beginning, men with a strong escort formation of political consciousness, the sense of mission and sense of responsibility, continuous fighting security guard merchant shipping, handling complex wit bold circumstances, race against time to rescue the ship was attacked by foreign merchant was widely praised care for the people of the Navy, for the motherland and the people to win the honor.
media reported that Chinese navy fleet to the first convoy of military quality class for passing ships to provide reliable and secure protection in the past, foreign merchant ships in the Gulf of Aden erected its prestige and image, to attract apply to join the Chinese navy to escort merchant fleet, and some apply even temporary. 1
the first Chinese naval fleet escort Events
12 月26, left the implementation of China’s naval escort mission
12 28, after two days and nights of sailing, escort fleet left the South China Sea, set foot through the Strait of Malacca, the journey toward the ocean. Day 9:30, officers and men in China’s southernmost James Shoal formation near the sea, held “to the ocean,” swearing-in ceremony.
12 月 29 morning, “Wuhan”, “sea” missile destroyer and the “micro-Lake” has an integrated supply ship into the Singapore Strait, 10 am more into the Malacca escort fleet Strait.
12 30 afternoon, escort fleet into the Indian Ocean through the Strait of Malacca, and the successful completion of the first integrated maritime supply.
1 January, all officers and men and with the escort ship fleet personnel, ushered in the Indian Ocean on New Year’s Day 2009, when the ship has been with Beijing about the time 3 hours time difference. “Sea” ship held the “celebrate New Year, meritorious deeds ocean” flag-raising ceremony.
1 月 2, 2010 China escort fleet into the Arabian Sea.
1 月 4 afternoon, the Chinese navy to go to the Gulf of Aden, off the Somali coast to escort ships in the Indian Ocean three ships go hand in hand, after the successful completion of the first fleet set sail synchronized replenishment at sea.
1 6, Ten Nights After ten days of sailing, the Chinese navy to go to the Gulf of Aden, the Somali waters the ships perform escort missions, 6 am local time on the Gulf of Aden arrived in the task area, started to escort .
1 月 6 日 11 am local time, the Chinese navy to escort ships arrived in the Gulf of Aden off the Somali coast waters scheduled, and implemented the first convoy. The first vessel is under escort: Chinese merchant ship “Hani River” was, “Jin River” was, “Hebei flying” number, “Goddess of Mercy” was. Among them, the “Goddess of Mercy” was a Chinese merchant in Hong Kong.
1 8, “the sea” guided missile destroyer to escort the “Hebei flying” and “Goddess of Mercy” was 44 hours after the sailing merchant ships, sailed out of the Gulf of Aden, which marks the Chinese naval escort formation successfully completed the first escort mission.
1 12, the Navy escort fleet, for the first time for Taiwan’s merchant “woo good round,” the escort. According to media check, “Yu good round of” Formosa is Formosa Plastics Group’s shipping company. Taiwan navy to escort merchant ships to the mainland, not only set the two sides first time in 60 years, its significance and far-reaching.
1 22, 5 pm local time, the Gulf of Aden, the Chinese navy to escort ships to the Panamanian registered in Belgium “panama express” escort merchant number, which is China’s first naval fleet in the waters off Somalia foreign merchant ships to escort.
2 18, 6 pm local time, the Chinese merchant navy fleet to complete the twenty-first escort mission. This is the Navy’s fleet since the implementation of the largest convoy escort mission operations.
2 21, 10 am local time, the release of Chinese fishing boat “Tianyu 8″ in the Chinese navy fleet escort, “the sea” with missile destroyer escort, arrived in safe waters.
4 2 April, the second batch of Chinese naval convoy formation starting from Zhanjiang, the Gulf of Aden, Somali waters take over the implementation of the first convoy escort mission formation. This indicates that China’s naval escort operations to enter order to succeed, a new stage of normalization operation.
4 13, 6 o’clock in the morning local time, just completed the first batch of seven 40 foreign merchant convoy escort mission of the first Chinese naval fleet, and arrived after 11 days and nights sailing the waters of the Navy’s mission second groups of escort fleet, in the eastern Gulf of Aden waters successfully joined forces.
4 15, 15:30 local time, two groups of naval escort formations, “Wuhan” ship smooth handover ceremony held in the escort mission.
16 local time from the beginning of the second batch of escort formation started in the Gulf of Aden to escort merchant ships.
4 18, local time 0000 hours, the first Chinese naval fleet escort “Wuhan” and “sea” missile destroyer leaves home, marking the successful completion of the Chinese navy to escort the first stage in the formation Gulf of Aden, the Somali waters to escort missions.
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