Naval cadets practise seamanship on training ship Qi Jiguang

海军戚继光舰展开远航实习训练

Source
China Military Online
Editor
Li Jiayao
Time
2017-09-22

QI JIGUANG SHIP, Sept. 21 (ChinaMil) -- More than 300 midshipmen on the training ship Qi Jiguang attached to the Dalian Naval Academy of the Chinese PLA Navy started their on-the-site practice of far-sea navigation skills in an area of the South China Sea on Sept 20. On the flight deck of the training ship, some midshipmen were seen learning how to use the sextant, one training item of celestial navigation.

9月20日8时30分,正在执行远航实习出访任务的海军戚继光舰,按照教学训练计划,在南海某海域展开远航实习训练。在戚继光舰飞行甲板上,随舰实习的300余名学员轮流上更,手持六分仪,在教员的指导下进行天文航海课目训练。

Li Hui, an instructor from the Dalian Naval Academy told PLA Daily that celestial navigation involves determining the position of vessels by observing celestial bodies, measuring compass error and calculating the navigation time. It's one of the basic skills for naval officers, Li added.

航海教员李辉向记者介绍,天文航海是通过观测天体确定舰船位置,测定罗经差,并进行有关航海时间的计算,是海军军官必须掌握的基本技能之一。

In the classroom, some midshipmen had training of terrestrial navigation skills, which includes mapping sailing routes, observing the locations of land targets, satellite positioning, standard nautical chart work, filling the logbook.

与此同时,另一更次的学员在教室进行地文航海课目的相关训练。据了解,本次实习,地文航海主要学习内容为标绘计划航线、观测陆标定位、卫星定位、正规海图作业、航海日志填写和中、英版航海图书资料使用等。

In the following voyage, they will have training courses on application of navigational equipment, oceanic hydrometeorology and seamanship techniques.

在接下来的航行中,实习学员还将进行导航装备与应用、海洋水文气象、海军船艺与舰艇操纵、舰艇组织训练与管理等课目的实习训练。

 

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