Update: NATO activities in Libya on July 21


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 16,028 sorties, including 6,040 strike sorties*, have been conducted.

Sorties conducted 21 JULY: 124
Strike sorties conducted 21 JULY: 45

Key Hits 21 JULY:

In the vicinity of BregaMilitary Storage Facility.
In the vicinity of SirtRadar.
In the vicinity of Tripoli1 Military Storage Facility, Surface-to-Air-Missile Launcher, 5 Anti-Aircraft Guns.
In the vicinity of Waddan1 Military Storage Facility.
In the vicinity of Zlitan3 Military Storage Facilities, 1 Military Facility, 1 Surface-to-Air-Missile Launcher,
Multiple Rocket Launcher, 1 Tank, Armed Vehicle, 3 Military Vehicle.

Arms Embargo Activities
A total of 17 ships under NATO command are actively patrolling the Central Mediterranean. 
21 Vessels were hailed on 21 JULY to determine destination and cargo. 1 boardings (no denials) was conducted.
A total of 1860 vessels have been hailed, 180 boardings and denials have been conducted since the beginning of arms embargo operations.

International Humanitarian Assistance Movements as recorded by NATO
Total of Humanitarian Movements**: 595 (air, ground, maritime)
Ships delivering Humanitarian Assistance 21 JULY: 2
Aircrafts delivering Humanitarian Assistance 21 JULY: 12

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

**Some humanitarian movements cover several days.

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