Chinese naval fleet started third convoy escort mission merchant
” Zhoushan “ship sailing in the Gulf of Aden. Ben Wang reporter Huang Shubo Xinhua Photo
the Gulf of Aden on August 3 (Reporter Guo Gang) the third batch of Chinese naval fleet escort officially take over on August 1 implementation of the escort mission. This is the implementation of China’s naval fleet escort ship the first batch of 87 escort missions.
the afternoon, the convoy formation of the unified arrangement, including the “Neptune” “CGCG North”, “Heng Shan Hai” and 9 is protecting the ship, gathered in the western Gulf of Aden waters tasks. 5:00 pm (10 pm GMT), was divided into two columns escort ship started sailing from west to east. “Zhoushan” and “Xuzhou” in the column on the right two guided missile frigates, “Lake” comprehensive depot ship, and the second batch of escort formation of the “Shenzhen” missile destroyer escort in the column on the left while marching. 5:30, is sailing in front of the Marshall Islands citizenship formation, “Gray Wind” merchant offered to join my fleet to follow navigation.
time when the “August” Army Day, have been protecting the ship on deck showed the “Long live the motherland, thanks to the people’s army”, “celebrating the 82 anniversary of the Chinese People’s Liberation Army, to the great Chinese people Navy Tribute “and other banners, congratulations to the officers and soldiers escort holiday. Some Chinese ships also in unison shouting “Long live the motherland” and other slogans, bright flag in the hands of the crew flying the wind, warm and touching scene.
Reporters learned from the third escort fleet command post, the main convoy escort to accompany and escort the combination of onboard security measures, strict implementation of the deployment, careful organization and command, strengthen the observation alert, security escort retaining the smooth and efficient operation and the safety of the ship.
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