Chinese Navy finishes 1000th escort mission in Gulf of Aden – CCTV

The Chinese navy has finished its 1000th escort mission in the Gulf of Aden, an area of frequent pirate activity. The Chinese navy has maintained its record of 100 percent security of escortees and themselves over the past eight years since such missions began. Over 20,000 officers and soldiers have safely escorted around 6,000 ships from across the world to their destinations.