Chinese naval fleet accumulated expelled hundreds of escort vessels suspicious vessels
11 月 12, 2010 China Navy commandos guard the ship. Xinhua News Agency reporters Yang Zhi and Gang She
2008 年 12 26 afternoon, the” Wuhan “,” sea “and” micro-Lake “comprehensive supply ships of the Chinese naval fleet, set sail from Sanya, Hainan, Aden Bay waters off Somalia to escort mission execution. Wang Xinli She
agency issued China news agency, Beijing, December 24 (Reporter Ma Haiyan) – 26 this month, the Chinese navy to participate in the Gulf of Aden to escort the first anniversary of operation. Formation of four groups, eleven ships perform escort missions, thousands of hours navigating the cumulative, total range of up to hundreds of thousands of nautical miles. For the implementation of hundreds of approved nearly a thousand ships to escort rescue ships, foreign ships, suspicious vessels one thousand, verification and warnings expelled hundreds of vessels, to achieve a “convoy ship is 100% safe, 100% secure its own formation.”
academic researcher Wei-Dong Cao naval military access to said receiving news agency, escort action is a major non-war People’s Liberation Army carry out military tasks a successful practice for the PLA to fulfill the historical mission of the new century leave an indelible mark .
escort practice inventory year, the four escort officers and men to overcome the complex formation of the geographical environment and difficult sea conditions, and continuously challenging physical and psychological limits, again and again to defuse the crisis without firing a shot, expelled the pirates, show justice of the division, civilized, victorious army presence.
December 26, 2008, Chinese naval ships set sail from the Gulf of Aden Sanya, Hainan Province to participate in convoy operations. Wu Shengli, commander of the Navy fleet in the first convoy set off ceremony, said: “This is China’s first use of military force overseas to maintain the national strategic interests, for the first time tissue maritime combat forces overseas to fulfill its international humanitarian obligations, the first time in ocean protection important transportation line security. “
formation of the first convoy took one hundred twenty-four days, the first organization to achieve ships, carrier-based aircraft and special forces missions across the ocean combined arms; for the first time in Hong Kong do not rely on the whole sea ??long-running task, set a continuous naval ships sailing time and distance sailing, ship-borne helicopter sorties and flight time records; for the first time with multi-national naval mission in the same area, expanding the field of military and diplomatic means; first times sustained high intensity in the unfamiliar waters away from shore-based logistics organization, equipment support and other breakthroughs.
Second Fleet escort battle the wind and waves one hundred forty-two days, creating a naval convoy in the history of the longest, longest-range, take care up to the ship, the first break into the institution in a foreign country, for the first time After long-term missions overseas do not do continuous break several records of such visits.
third convoy formations fighting one hundred fifty-eight days, creating a volume and a single batch of escort vessels, the largest number of monthly escort ship, the first joint and foreign military escort, for the first time in the ocean and foreign military held joint military exercises and many other naval escort operations on the new record.
20 November this year, while third fleet escort merchant ships to escort twenty-six, which came from Liberia, Singapore, Panama, Turkey, Portugal and other countries and regions, there are seventeen merchant ships. Chinese naval fleet to escort a good image and efficient action, won the trust of foreign merchant ships, more and more foreign merchant offered to join the Chinese navy escort fleet.
escort, Chinese naval ships to escort is also active with the formation of foreign military exchanges and cooperation have been with the United States, European Union, Russia, NATO, South Korea and other escort vessels carried out such visits and boarding exchange of information, but also to escort Russian joint Sino-Russian joint military exercise in the young officers in charge of multilateral exchanges and exchange ship.
Thirty years ago, the vast ocean, one could not only affect the Chinese Navy’s single sail. For three decades, China’s naval modernization of ships to sail the ocean, move into dark blue. Wei-Dong Cao pointed out that the Chinese navy to participate in the Gulf of Aden to escort action once again prove to the world: the Chinese Navy is to maintain world peace and promoting common development, an important force. Escort action to carry out maritime security cooperation, an important channel to protect the safety of the sea and make a contribution to regional stability.
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