Update: NATO activities in Libya on July 2


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, 08.00GMT) a total of 13,585 sorties, including 5,099 strike sorties*, have been conducted.

Sorties conducted 02 JULY: 125
Strike sorties conducted 02 JULY: 52

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

Key Hits
02 JULY: In the vicinity of Tripoli: 2 Radars, 3 Military Vehicles. In the vicinity of Okba: 1 Armed Vehicle, 2 Anti-Aircraft Guns, 1 Self Propelled Artillery Piece. In the vicinity of Gharyan: 1 Tank. In the vicinity of Zlitan: 3 Armoured Vehicles. In the vicinity of Misurata: 3 Armed Vehicles. In the vicinity of Waddan: 1 Military Storage Facility, 1 Military Truck. In the vicinity of Sirte: 1 Military Vehicle.

Arms Embargo Activities
A total of 17 ships under NATO command are actively patrolling the Central Mediterranean.
14 Vessels were hailed on 02 JULY to determine destination and cargo. 5 boardings (1 denial) were conducted.
A total of 1607 vessels have been hailed, 142 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**: 439 (air, ground, maritime)
Ships delivering Humanitarian Assistance 02 JULY: 2
Aircrafts delivering Humanitarian Assistance 02 JULY: 2

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

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