Update: NATO activities in Libya on July 25


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 16,555 sorties, including 6,239 strike sorties*, have been conducted.

Sorties conducted 25 JULY: 111
Strike sorties conducted 25 JULY: 54

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

Key Hits 25 JULY
In the vicinity of Brega: 1 Military Facility, 5 Armoured Vehicles, 2 Tanks, 11 Light Military Vehicles.
In the vicinity of Tripoli: 2 Command and Control Nodes, 2 Anti-Aircraft Weapon, 3 Multiple Rocket Launchers, 1 Military Vehicle.
In the vicinity of Waddan:1 Ammunition Storage Facility.
In the vicinity of Zlitan: 3 Command and Control Node, 1 Military Armoured Vehicle Storage Facility, 2 Armed Vehicles.
In the vicinity of Al Khums: 1 Military Vehicle Storage Facility.
In the vicinity of Gharyan: 2 Armoured Fighting Vehicle.

Arms Embargo Activities
A total of 17 ships under NATO command are actively patrolling the Central Mediterranean.
18 Vessels were hailed on 25 JULY to determine destination and cargo. 2 boarding (no denials) was conducted.
A total of 1944 vessels have been hailed, 186 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**: 631 (air, ground, maritime)
Ships delivering Humanitarian Assistance 25 JULY: 2
Aircrafts delivering Humanitarian Assistance 25 JULY: 9

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

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