From NATO: Over the past 24 hours, NATO has conducted the following activities associated with Operation UNIFIED PROTECTOR :
Since the beginning of the NATO operation (31 March 2011, 06.00GMT) a total of 18,774 sorties, including 7,127 strike sorties*, have been conducted.
Sorties conducted 12 AUGUST: 118
Strike sorties conducted 12 AUGUST: 48
*Strike sorties are intended to identify and engage appropriate targets, but do not necessarily deploy munitions each time.
Key Hits 12 AUGUST
In the Vicinity of Waddan: 1 Ammo Storage Facility.
In the vicinity of Brega: 2 Armed Vehicles.
In the vicinity of Bir Al Ghanam: 5 Armed Vehicles, 2 Anti Aircraft Guns.
In the vicinity of Tripoli: 1 Surface to Surface Missile Launcher, 1 Surface to Surface Missile Facility.
In the vicinity of Misratha: 1 Military Facility, 1 Ammo Storage Facility.
In the vicinity of Zlitan: 1 Military Armored Vehicle Storage Facility.
In the vicinity of Al Khums: 1 Ammo Storage Facility.
Arms Embargo Activities
A total of 17 ships under NATO command are actively patrolling the Central Mediterranean.
10 Vessels were hailed on 12 AUGUST to determine destination and cargo. 1 boarding’s (no denials) were conducted.
A total of 2156 vessels have been hailed, 217 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**: 773 (air, ground, maritime)
Ships delivering Humanitarian Assistance 12 AUGUST: 1
Aircrafts delivering Humanitarian Assistance 12 AUGUST: 2
**Some humanitarian movements cover several days. (graphic: NATO)