Chinese navy to escort players to board suspicious vessels to verify (Photos)
reporter Zhang Qi special correspondent Cao Haihua
local time on May 11, the Chinese navy escort fleet is the fifth Gulf of Aden, the Somali waters the implementation of Article 197 escort missions. 0900, responsible for air patrol missions to escort helicopter fleet command center: four batches of 11 suspicious Video: China’s escort fleet expelled more than 20 vessels of 10 batches of suspicious vessels Source: CCTV news channel high-speed boats approaching from the front of my formation.
At this point, the Chinese Navy is the implementation of Article 197 escort missions, protecting the ship was a “gold profit,” “joint Ge Lita,” “Neptune,” “Rainbow Sea” and eight Chinese ships and the ” AISHA “,” HERMIONE “etc. 8 Germany, Korea, Russia, the Liberian ship. Formation marching in three columns, “Guangzhou” ship, “Weishan Lake” ship with escort.
by helicopter, light aiming systems, the reporter clearly see the blue sea, a few suspicious boats are high speed boats, fast from different directions close to the fleet, sparking waves behind the boat off scenes curtain.
“close observation helicopter arrived!” Helicopter flew quickly suspicious vessels hovering at low altitude over 300 m, the formation of deterrence potential, airborne commandos blast bombs and fired flares to warn expelled. Suspicious boat stopped advancing.
“formation in front of six sea miles discovered a high-speed boat!”, “Starboard 8 nautical miles quickly found three small targets, formation of high-speed forward coming!” Local time 13:15, “Guangzhou” ship has observed more Outlook report.
about attack, with ill intent.
“‘Guangzhou’ ship before a high-speed interceptor, flares, detonation bomb warning!” With the formation of a series of convoy movements, suspicious boats turn around and leave.
to 4 pm, more than three hours, the success of the formation has expelled four batches of seven suspicious target.
6 pm, a vessel towing two boats from the “Guangzhou” straight from the ship to port, the mother ship covered canvas on board seven suspicious. “Guangzhou” ship immediately adjust course, speed, high-speed ahead of the block.
“dipping boat deployment!” “Heavy machine gun hand-place!” “Special operations, forensics personnel board the boat!”
correspondent at the scene with boats, suspicious mother ship and boat saw the oncoming ships and boats, and immediately stop for inspection. After verification, the special operations command suspicious mother ship and boat U-turn, left the convoy formation, 16 merchant ships escorted by an orderly manner sailing in the vast darkness.
fleet commander, deputy chief of staff Zhang pomelo South China Sea Fleet, told reporters two days, the convoy formation gradually increased through the sea area of ??suspicious targets, and only discovered today expelled the 10 batches of more than 20 suspicious vessels target ensure the safety of the ship was nursing.
(newspaper Gulf of Aden on May 12, Xinhua)
10 batches of Chinese escort fleet expelled more than 20 vessels suspicious vessels Source: CCTV news channel broadcast video
Photos: Navy Fifth Fleet escort commandos to check suspicious boat