Chinese naval escort to a higher ability to deal with early warning and special situations (figure)
fifth of China’s navy to escort ships set sail to Somalia
Xinhua Beijing, March 5 (Xinhua Lixuan Liang, Tang Zhongping) Chinese Navy Fifth Fleet escort 4 morning set sail from Sanya, Hainan Province, the Gulf of Aden, Somali waters perform escort missions. “This indicates that China’s naval escort operations have been normalized, institutionalized.” NPC, Huang Jiaxiang, political commissar of the South China Sea Fleet, told Xinhua News Agency reporter 5 interview that “the Chinese Navy’s escort operations to effectively safeguard the national interest not only to fully shows the national prestige and military might, but also to enhance the Navy’s ability to fulfill their mission. “
” Before, we used a guard at the gates of territorial waters, we travel across the ocean to protect national interests, from the shore into the ocean, advance from the light blue dark blue, navy escort people to perform actions taken historic mission of the new century, a big step. “Huang Jiaxiang said.
from December 26, 2008 began, the South China Sea Fleet has dispatched warships to Somalia, the Gulf of Aden implementation of the first, second batch of escort missions. The fifth escort mission, it is mainly borne by the South China Sea Fleet.
Huang Jiaxiang said the sailors to defend every action to fulfill the mission as a major exercise, ocean-going ships as an integrated combat capability of the actual test. Through careful study of the law of piracy activities and tasks of the latest Sea hydro-meteorological conditions, fiction and refinement with escort, helicopters, riot and other anti-terrorism program plan, organize maritime counter-terrorism, anti-hijacking drills, improve early warning and forecast the troops, special situations disposal and integrated support capabilities. “Weishan Lake” supply ship riding the ocean 239 days continuously, creating a comprehensive ocean-going navy to protect the people of a number of first ocean-going comprehensive support capabilities to achieve a new leap.
“escort officers and men of action but also temper the fighting spirit.” Huang Jiaxiang said for months the implementation of escort missions, the soldiers must not only deal with the pirates harassment may occur at any time, but also to withstand high temperature and humidity high-salt, long-term living in closed spaces, fresh water and fresh vegetables in short supply and many other tests, the will of the spirit of the officers and men, fighting style, physical quality presents a challenge. Escort fleet through ideological education, the typical motivation, the influence of atmosphere and other means, so that the officers and men always brave and tenacious fighting style and daring to fight Ganpin spirited morale, ensure protection of ships and formations by their own security.
Huang Jiaxiang said Fleet special emphasis on convoy operations found talent, training, assessment personnel, relying on the difficult and perilous task of training the command, training coordination, training strategy, training skills, temper officers and men of the ad hoc decision-making, organization and command, emergency response capabilities, the emergence of a number of top-notch captain, top-notch pilots and top-notch equipment and technical support personnel.
“Navy as a strategic, comprehensive, international military services, in safeguarding the maritime interests and development interests has an important position and role.” Huang Jiaxiang said, “We have the ability and confidence to complete the cross-country to any task. “
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