I gathered in the merchant navy air boat patrolling the waters (map)
Navy escort first implementation of the new air boat patrol. Department of Defense Web site of ancient Huahai She
the Gulf of Aden on September 2 electric reporter Yin Hang, Li Yanlin correspondent reports: local time on September 2, Navy Sixth Fleet escort organization first batch of 27 239 vessels were assembled during nursing, ” Kunlun Mountains “ship equipped with medium-sized air-cushion craft assembled in the merchant waters more than two hours of patrol, range up to 70 nautical miles. This is the Navy’s new air boat fitted out the first official mission.
9:40, “Kunlun Mountains” ship stern door slowly opened, air boat captain in the four Master Sergeant Liu Kejia manipulation down the dock space, followed by driving at full speed to the patrol area go. Accompanied by the roar of the engine sound in the sea off bursts of steam fog.
10 时 12 points, air boat to the fleet command center in front of six sea miles discovered an unknown target, then the command code refers to the small air boat approaching the target. The close-observation, the goal is a small wooden boat, not a threat to the merchant. Subsequently, the air continues to build patrol boats, boats shuttling between the merchant. In the two-hour patrol, found no other suspicious targets. 11:47, air boat safe return of the carrier.
According to the “Kunlun Mountains” ship commander Jin Air, due to the build-merchant when scattered, and the speed is low, is harassment by the pirates of the high-risk periods, and the “Kunlun Mountains” ship carrying the new air boat speed high, the life force, for this perimeter security duty during the execution.
merchant team assembled for use during air patrol boats, the Navy’s Sixth Fleet escort escort for the expanding means for another ground-breaking attempt.
Photos: New Navy completed the first sea air boat convoy training
medium-sized carrier-based naval cushion escort boat to go offshore launched in December last year