Update: NATO activities in Libya on July 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 14,672 sorties, including 5,539 strike sorties*, have been conducted.
Sorties conducted 10 JULY: 139
Strike sorties conducted 10 JULY:54

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

Key Hits 10 JULY:
In the vicinity of Brega: 3 Armed Vehicle.
In the vicinity of Misrata: 8 Artillery Pieces, 1 Tank, 8 Military Vehicles, 3 Multiple Rocket Launchers, 1 Military Compound.
In vicinity of Tripoli: 3 Radar, 3 Surface-to-Air-Missile Launchers.
In the vicinity of Zlitan: 3 Multiple Rocket Launcher.
In the vicinity of Okba: 1 Radar, 1 Military Storage Facility.
In the vicinity of Al-Aziziyah: 1 Military Storage Facility.

Arms Embargo Activities
A total of 17 ships under NATO command are actively patrolling the Central Mediterranean.
9 Vessels were hailed on 10 JULY to determine destination and cargo. no boarding (no denials) were conducted.
A total of 1706 vessels have been hailed, 159 boardings 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**: 494 (air, ground, maritime)
Ships delivering Humanitarian Assistance 10 JULY: 1
Aircrafts delivering Humanitarian Assistance 10 JULY: 9

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

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