Update: NATO activities in Libya on July 30


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 17,203 sorties, including 6,493 strike sorties*, have been conducted.

Sorties conducted 30 JULY: 128
Strike sorties conducted 30 JULY: 50

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

Key Hits 30 JULY
In the vicinity of Brega: 2 Military Facility, 8 Military Vehicles, 1 Tanks
In the vicinity of Tripoli: 2 Anti-Aircraft systems
In the vicinity of Waddan: 1 Ammunition Storage Facility.
In the vicinity of Zlitan: 1 Command and Control Node, 2 Tanks, 1 Military Vehicle, 1 Anti-Aircraft System, 1 Military Facility

Arms Embargo Activities
A total of 17 ships under NATO command are actively patrolling the Central Mediterranean.
14 Vessels were hailed on 30 JULY to determine destination and cargo. 2 boarding (no denials) was conducted.
A total of 2018 vessels have been hailed, 199 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**: 687 (air, ground, maritime)
Ships delivering Humanitarian Assistance 25 JULY: 0
Aircrafts delivering Humanitarian Assistance 25 JULY: 9

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

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