Update: NATO activities in Libya on July 14


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 15,193 sorties, including 5,721 strike sorties*, have been conducted.

Sorties conducted 14 JULY: 132
Strike sorties conducted 14 JULY: 48

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

Key Hits 14 JULY:
In the vicinity of Brega: 1 Command and Control Node, 1 Tank, 1 Armoured Fighting Vehicle, 1 Multiple Rocket Launcher, 1 Armed Vehicle.
In the vicinity of Gharyan: 3 Multiple Rocket Launcher, 1 Anti-Tank Gun.
In the vicinity of Sirt: 2 Tanks
In the vicinity of Tripoli: 3 Command and Control Posts.
In the vicinity of Waddan: 1 Military Storage Facility.
In the vicinity of Zlitan: 1 Armed Vehicle.

Arms Embargo Activities
A total of 17 ships under NATO command are actively patrolling the Central Mediterranean.
13 Vessels were hailed on 14 JULY to determine destination and cargo. 3 boardings (no denials) was conducted.
A total of 1763 vessels have been hailed, 168 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**: 534 (air, ground, maritime)
Ships delivering Humanitarian Assistance 14 JULY: 2
Aircrafts delivering Humanitarian Assistance 14 JULY: 13

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

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