China’s 2nd Fleet escort tomorrow carrying two ship-borne helicopters depart
Video: China’s 2nd Fleet escort left for tomorrow Somali waters Source: Dragon TV “look east” about to set off the Navy’s” Shenzhen “special operations ship with the ship full of confidence. The reporter summer Hongping She
Chinese Navy” Shenzhen “missile destroyer Xinhua News Agency reporters Ren Zheng and Lai She
BEIJING, April 1, Xinhua comprehensive report, the second batch of Chinese naval escort formation will be held on April 2, starting from Zhanjiang, the Gulf of Aden, Somali waters take over the implementation of the first fleet escort escort mission, is the formation of pre-departure preparations have been basically completed. Second Fleet escort mission “Shenzhen” missile destroyer and the “Yellow Mountain” missile frigate, are Chinese designed and manufactured with advanced weapons and equipment of modern warships.
second batch of escort fleet composition
second convoy formation by the “Shenzhen” missile destroyer, “Yellow Mountain” and the first missile frigate escort fleet left behind, “Weishan Lake” comprehensive depot ship, and two ship-borne helicopters and some special operations officers, the entire fleet of more than 800 people. The main task is to protect China and through the Gulf of Aden, the Somali waters the ship, the safety, protection of the World Food Programme (WFP) and other international organizations, the safety of ships carrying humanitarian supplies.
second convoy formation to and through the Xisha, Nansha and Singapore Strait, Malacca Strait, through the Indian Ocean, arrived in the Gulf of Aden, the Somali waters, the total range of four thousand six hundred sea miles.
preparations have been basically in place ready to go
present, the “Shenzhen”, “Yellow Mountain” was through the material supply, equipment maintenance and targeted training, the preparations have been completed. Personnel have been boarding, required to carry fresh water, fuel, ammunition and a variety of living materials has finished loading.
second convoy commander of the formation what Chi House, introduced the CCTV interview, said we should do a better job the last two ships loading supplies, inspection and acceptance of work. You can also say that we “Shenzhen”, “Huangshan” was already well ready to go.
two warships equipped with advanced weaponry
Central Television reported that Shenzhen “missile destroyer and the” Yellow Mountain “missile frigate, the two Chinese warships are designed and manufactured with advanced weapons and equipment of modern warships.
“Shenzhen” missile destroyer known as the “Divine the first ship,” Captain 154 meters wide and 17.1 meters, full load displacement of 6580 tons, equipped with modern weapons systems and new equipment, equipped with a straight-9C-type helicopter, with the sea-air attack capability and anti-submarine capabilities. from service since February 1999, “Shenzhen” ship Yuanshe oceans, visited Europe, Asia, Africa, Oceania, more than ten countries and regions, the total range of more than 100,000 sea miles, creating many of the Chinese navy the first foreign exchanges, to become negative in fact the name of “diplomatic name Starship.”
“Yellow Mountain” is a Chinese ship on their own development and production of new missile frigate, Captain 134 meters, 16 meters wide, full load displacement of 4053 tons, all diesel combined power plant, double sculls rudder, major equipment-ship missile system, short-range defense gun, and other advanced weapons, equipped with a straight-9C-type helicopter, in service since the completion of a number of excellent combat readiness, military exercises and other major tasks.
In addition, under the Gulf of Aden, support the implementation of the first convoy in Somalia’s waters, “Weishan Lake” comprehensive depot ship, will also be added to the fleet in the second convoy escort operations continue to provide supply protection. The ship is designed and built by China’s largest supply ship, displacement nearly 30,000 tons over the same time as two supply ships. “Weishan Lake” comprehensive ocean-going supply ship has repeatedly perform the task, safe navigation over 90,000 sea miles.
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