Zhoushan China Navy ship with a single ship to escort three ways Merchant
7 16, “Zhoushan” missile frigate officers and men lined up on deck, ready to go to go to the Gulf of Aden to escort missions.
Xinhua Gulf of Aden on August 4 (Reporter Guo Gang) at 12:00 on August 3 (17:00 GMT) Xu, the Chinese navy third fleet in the Gulf of Aden to escort the eastern waters of the implementation of the second escort mission . The difference is that with the first convoy, this time escorted by the “Zhoushan” missile frigate separately, this is the first time Chinese naval fleet to take third convoy escort along the way single-ship carry out the task.
reporter learned that the Chinese navy escort fleet in third at 2:00 on the 3rd (GMT 7:00) promised to complete the first escort mission, a brief rest, re-deployment, then launched a second escort missions.
12:00 local time (17:00 GMT) Xu, calm waters of the eastern Gulf of Aden, “Yugur River” was, “Knight” and “Carmen” was so 3 is protecting merchant ships in the “Zhoushan” single missile frigate left navigation. In the next two days, they will be escorted to safe waters east exit of the Strait of Bab el.
It is understood that in the “Zhoushan” ship during the single-ship convoy, “Xuzhou” missile frigate in the waters east of the Gulf of Aden and other related tasks responsible for patrol duty.
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