Update: NATO activities in Libya on July 13


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 15,061 sorties, including 5,673 strike sorties*, have been conducted.

Sorties conducted 13 JULY: 130
Strike sorties conducted 13 JULY: 50

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

Key Hits 13 JULY:
In the vicinity of Brega: 1 Command and Control Node, 1 Tank, 4 Armed Vehicles.
In the vicinity of Misrata: 2 Command and Control Centers, 1 Armoured Fighting Vehicle, 1 Anti-Aircraft Gun, 1 Artillery Piece, 1 Armed Vehicle.
In the vicinity of Tripoli: 6 Surface-to-Air-Missile Launchers.
In the vicinity of Waddan: 1 Military Storage Facility.
In the vicinity of Waha: 1 Command and Control Center

Arms Embargo Activities
A total of 17 ships under NATO command are actively patrolling the Central Mediterranean.
7 Vessels were hailed on 13 JULY to determine destination and cargo. 1 boarding (no denial) was conducted.
A total of 1750 vessels have been hailed, 165 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**: 519 (air, ground, maritime)
Ships delivering Humanitarian Assistance 12 JULY: 0
Aircrafts delivering Humanitarian Assistance 12 JULY: 8

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

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