Update: NATO activities in Libya on June 16


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 11387 sorties, including 4307 strike sorties*, have been conducted.

Sorties conducted 16 JUNE: 146
Strike sorties conducted 16 JUNE: 51

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

Key Hits
16 JUNE: In Tripoli: 1 Vehicle Storage and Maintenance Facility. In the vicinity of Tripoli: 1 Surface-To-Air Missile Launcher with Loader Vehicle. In the vicinity of Brega: 7 Truck-Mounted Guns, 3 Tanks. In the vicinity of Waddan: 1 Ammunition Storage Facility. In the vicinity of Misratah: 5 Truck-Mounted Guns. In the vicinity of Zintan: 2 Truck-Mounted Guns, 1 Fuel Truck.

Arms Embargo Activities
A total of 18 ships under NATO command are actively patrolling the Central Mediterranean.
23 Vessels were hailed on 16 JUNE to determine destination and cargo. 4 boardings (no denials) were conducted.
A total of 1392 vessels have been hailed, 100 boardings and 8 denials have been conducted since the beginning of arms embargo operations.

International Humanitarian Assistance Movements as recorded by NATO
Total of Humanitarian Movements***: 366 (air, ground, maritime)
Ships delivering Humanitarian Assistance 16 JUNE: 1
Aircrafts delivering Humanitarian Assistance 16 JUNE: 3

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

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