Chinese new naval task force leaves for Gulf of Aden
SANYA, March 4 (Xinhua) -- A new Chinese naval task force set sail on Thursday morning from a military port in the south Hainan Island to replace the fourth batch of flotilla in the Gulf of Aden escorting merchant vessels.
The new flotilla consists of the navy's missile destroyer DDG-168 Guangzhou, supply ship 887 Weishanhu and missile frigate FFG-568 Chaohu which has been sent to the waters off Somali coast in advance.
Editor: Wang Guanqun
Wednesday, March 03, 2010
The Fifth PLAN Task Force.
Note: The AOR 887 participated in the 1st and 2nd PLAN deployments to the Gulf of Aden and the FFG 568 is already en route.
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