China’s fifth fleet escort independent escort in 6 countries such as India and the British ship
3 7, the fifth ship convoy formation with special operations in the “Guangzhou” warning on the deck of guided missile destroyer.
newspaper Gulf of Aden on March 21 Xinhua correspondent Zhang, Cao Haihua special correspondent reports: local time at 12:00 on March 21 (Beijing time at 17:00 on the 21st), the eastern Gulf of Aden waters, “Lu Xun”, “Histria Azure “and eight foreign ships in the Navy fifth fleet convoy set sail under the command of the organization, drove to the waters east of the Strait of Bab el. This marks the Navy’s Fifth Fleet escort officially take over in the Gulf of Aden, off the Somali coast perform escort missions.
escort, according to the fifth commander of the formation, the South China Sea Fleet, Vice Chief of Staff Zhang pomelo, this is the first independent escort fleet action, sheathing at eight ships from China, Britain, India 6 countries, local time 12:00 formed two columns, taken along the way escort, sailing from east to west, “Guangzhou” ship, “lake” ship, “Weishan Lake” ship in the fleet guarding the left and right. The “Lu Xun”, “Xi Bini”, “rich Star”, “good buildings” and four escort ships is to apply on a regular basis, and the remaining four vessels are temporarily applied to join the fleet to follow navigation. Formation is expected to arrive in pre-Sea 23.
2008 年 12 月 26 days since the Chinese navy has sent five batches have been a total of 12 ships, the Gulf of Aden, off the Somali coast perform escort missions. As of March 20 this year, Chinese naval fleet completed a total of 179 approved escort 1768 escort ship tasks, and implement actions to save the ship by pirates chase 16 times to rescue China’s shipbuilding 10, 13 foreign ships, then released the ship six nursing.
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