Intensive training in China escort formation tendency toward violence piracy deal
12 2 April, the South China Sea Fleet detachment of a combat support ship” Qinghai Lake “comprehensive depot ship for the a destroyer detachment “lake” frigate implementation of water, equipment and food supplies.
Xinhua Gulf of Aden on 22 December (by Paul Li Yi, Yang Zhigang) into 11 months, the Gulf of Aden, increasing piracy off the Somali coast, frequent harassment in the past merchant. Chinese naval fleet closely fourth convoy escort operations, continue to strengthen targeted training to improve the response capacity of handling emergency situations.
full-time for piracy and violence, the group is more prominent features, carrier-based helicopter fleet fully mobile, active radius of the big advantages, many organizations in complex weather conditions the helicopter emergency take-off , alert driving, investigation and evidence collection and cross-training day and night flying and other subjects, while protecting the safety of merchant ships through real combat training to enhance the ability of the helicopter crew carry out the task. Special operations units actively conduct anti-piracy, anti-hijacking drills, including ships climbing, Sanda fighting, special shooting, precision strike small targets such as sea combat skills training, to strengthen downhill helicopter rigging, boat and other drills attack formation, enhance the special operations units and helicopters, boats and other ship-based collaboration platform with the ability to fight.
At the same time, take advantage of a strange formation waters, complex electromagnetic environmental conditions, the “military training and assessment framework” provisions of the convoy operations training content broken down into different stages, the implementation of the modular group training, to achieve the convoy operations and military training complement each other.
commander of the formation Qiuyan Peng said the group will pay close attention to new trends in piracy, actively study the response measures, orientation training, convoy operations to ensure safe and smooth.