Update: NATO activities in Libya on June 22


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 12198 sorties, including 4613 strike sorties*, have been conducted.

Sorties conducted 22 JUNE: 128
Strike sorties conducted 22 JUNE: 44

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

Key Hits
22 JUNE: In the vicinity of Tripoli: 1 Radar , 1 Command and Control Node . In the vicinity of Jadu: 1 Ammunition Storage. In the vicinity of Zlitan: 13 Armed Vehicules , 1 Armoured Personnel Carrier , 1 Rocket Launcher . In the vicinity of Zintan: 1 Surface-To-Air Missile Loader . In the vicinity of Misratah: 1 Command and Control Node comprising 2 Radar Towers.

Arms Embargo Activities
A total of 20 ships under NATO command are actively patrolling the Central Mediterranean.
14 Vessels were hailed on 22 JUNE to determine destination and cargo. 5 boardings (no denials) were conducted.
A total of 1486 vessels have been hailed, 114 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***: 400 (air, ground, maritime)
Ships delivering Humanitarian Assistance 22 JUNE: 4
Aircrafts delivering Humanitarian Assistance 22 JUNE: 5

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

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