Update: NATO activities in Libya on June 19


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 11781 sorties, including 4469 strike sorties*, have been conducted.

Sorties conducted 19 JUNE: 137
Strike sorties conducted 19 JUNE: 60

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

Key Hits
19 JUNE: In the vicinity of Tripoli: 1 Military Vehicle Storage Facility, 2 Surface-To-Air Missile Guidance Radars. In the vicinity of Misratah: 2 Rocket Launchers, 1 Truck-Mounted Gun, 3 Tanks, 3 Anti-Aircraft Artillery Pieces, 1 Military Logistic Truck. In the vicinity of Sebha: 1 Command & Control Node.

Arms Embargo Activities
A total of 20 ships under NATO command are actively patrolling the Central Mediterranean.
10 Vessels were hailed on 19 JUNE to determine destination and cargo. 3 boardings (no denials) were conducted.
A total of 1439 vessels have been hailed, 105 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***: 381 (air, ground, maritime)
Ships delivering Humanitarian Assistance 19 JUNE: 1
Aircrafts delivering Humanitarian Assistance 19 JUNE: 4

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

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