24th Chinese naval escort taskforce leaves for mission

Source: China Military OnlineEditor: Li Ruojun
2016-08-11 18:12

QINGDAO, Aug. 11 (ChinaMil) -- The 24th Chinese naval escort taskforce set sail from Qingdao, a port city in east China's Shandong Province, for the Gulf of Aden and waters off Somali coast on Aug. 10, 2016.

The taskforce consists of the guided-missile destroyer Harbin (Hull No. 112), the guided-missile frigate Handan (Hull No. 579) and the comprehensive supply ship Dongpinghu (Hull No. 960).

The North China Sea Fleet of the Chinese PLA Navy held a seeing-off ceremony for the taskforce at a naval port in Qingdao.


The guided-missile destroyer Harbin (Hull No. 112) and the guided-missile frigate Handan (Hull No. 579) of the 24th Chinese naval escort taskforce set sail from a naval port in Qingdao on August 10, 2016. (81.cn/ Wang Songqi)

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