Chinese naval ship Xuzhou Zhoushan escort ship to implement efficient packet
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Xinhua Gulf of Aden on September 7 (Reporter Guo Gang) Local 6 6 pm (GMT 11) Xu, the Chinese navy third fleet escort “Zhoushan” ship escort 7 merchant ships to Daya Ding Bay West smooth rendezvous. “Xuzhou” escorted by four merchant ships also arrived at 20:00 the meeting point. This is the first time Chinese naval fleet to escort the group means for the implementation of the same batch of merchant ships with escort, escort way is to optimize formation and improve the efficiency of another escort practice.
Reporters learned from the fleet command post in at 16:00 on September 4th beginning of the Chinese Navy’s 104 escort missions, first “Zhoushan” ship is relatively concentrated, the faster speed was 7 implementation of protection vessel westbound single ship with escort; eight hours after the “Xuzhou” ship integration is relatively fragmented, slow speed implementation of four merchant ships along with the single-ship convoy.
fleet commander Wang Zhiguo told reporters that the group was escorted into account the way of protecting the ship’s sailing and speed, both to ensure the continuity and security escort, but also effectively improve the escort ships and the protection efficiency of navigation of ships, deployed to escort the power of science to save the time cost.
It is understood that in order to further optimize the way of escort, escort to improve efficiency, to better fulfill the escort mission, the third batch of Chinese naval fleet will be based on actual escort, in due course as appropriate to take a safe and effective, flexible escort way to ensure security by protecting merchant ships.