Update: NATO activities in Libya on June 26


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 12,745 sorties, including 4,804 strike sorties*, have been conducted.

Sorties conducted 26 JUNE: 138
Strike sorties conducted 26 JUNE: 56

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

Key Hits
26 JUNE: In Brega: 3 Command and Control Nodes. In the vicinity of Brega: 1 Tank. In the vicinity of Ras Lanuf: 3 Technical Vehicles. In the vicinity of Zintan: 2 Artillery Pieces. In vicinity of Zuwarah: 1 Antenna. In the vicinity of Yafran: 1 Logistic Node: In the vicinity of Tripoli: 2 Towed Artillery Pieces.

Arms Embargo Activities
A total of 20 ships under NATO command are actively patrolling the Central Mediterranean.
16 Vessels were hailed on 26 JUNE to determine destination and cargo. 4 boardings (no denials) were conducted.
A total of 1532 vessels have been hailed, 126 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***: 415 (air, ground, maritime)
Ships delivering Humanitarian Assistance 26 JUNE: 3
Aircrafts delivering Humanitarian Assistance 26 JUNE: 1

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

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