Update: NATO activities in Libya on August 10


From NATO:  Over the past 24 hours, NATO has conducted the following activities associated with Operation UNIFIED PROTECTOR :

Air Operations
Since the beginning of the NATO operation (31 March 2011, 06.00GMT) a total of 18,533 sorties, including 7,037 strike sorties*, have been conducted.

Sorties conducted 10 AUGUST: 134
Strike sorties conducted 10 AUGUST: 46

*Strike sorties are intended to identify and engage appropriate targets, but do not necessarily deploy munitions each time.

Key Hits 10 AUGUST
In the Vicinity of Waddan: 1 Ammo Storage Facility.
In the vicinity of Brega: 2 Armed Vehicles.
In the vicinity of Gharyan: 1 Armed Vehicles, 1 Anti Aircraft System.
In the vicinity of Tripoli: 3 Armed Vehicles, 1 Surface to Air Missile.
In the vicinity of Sebha: 1 Militairy Facility, 1 Bunker, 1 Command and Control Node, 1 Radar Site.
In the vicinity of Tawurgha: 3 Command and Control Nodes, 2 Military Storage Facilities.
In the vicinity of Zlitan: 1 Military Facility, 1 Command and Control Node.
In the vicinity of Bir Al Ghanem: 1 Multiple Rocket Launcher.

Arms Embargo Activities
A total of 17 ships under NATO command are actively patrolling the Central Mediterranean.
11 Vessels were hailed on 10 AUGUST to determine destination and cargo. 0 boarding’s (no denials) were conducted.
A total of 2135 vessels have been hailed, 215 boarding’s and 9 denials have been conducted since the beginning of arms embargo operations.

International Humanitarian Assistance Movements as recorded by NATO
Total of Humanitarian Movements**: 765 (air, ground, maritime)
Ships delivering Humanitarian Assistance 10 AUGUST: 2
Aircrafts delivering Humanitarian Assistance 10 AUGUST: 7

**Some humanitarian movements cover several days.  (graphic: NATO)

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