Update: NATO activities in Libya on July 12


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 14,931 sorties, including 5,623 strike sorties*, have been conducted.
Sorties conducted 12 JULY: 127
Strike sorties conducted 12 JULY: 35

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

Key Hits 12 JULY:
In the vicinity of Brega: 1 Military Storage Facility.
In the vicinity of Misrata: 2 Multiple Rocket Launchers, 1 Armed Vehicle.
In the vicinity of Sirt: 1 Armoured Personnel Carrier.
In the vicinity of Tripoli: 1 Radar, 5 Surface-to-Air-Missile Launchers.

Arms Embargo Activities
A total of 17 ships under NATO command are actively patrolling the Central Mediterranean.
20 Vessels were hailed on 12 JULY to determine destination and cargo. 4 boarding (no denials) was conducted.
A total of 1743 vessels have been hailed, 164 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**: 511 (air, ground, maritime)
Ships delivering Humanitarian Assistance 12 JULY: 0
Aircrafts delivering Humanitarian Assistance 12 JULY: 9

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

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