Update: NATO activities in Libya on June 29


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 13,184 sorties, including 4,963 strike sorties*, have been conducted.

Sorties conducted 29 JUNE: 149
Strike sorties conducted 29 JUNE: 55

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

Key Hits
29 JUNE: In Brega: 12 Military Vehicles, 1 Military Truck, 1 Armoured Personnel Carrier, 1 Ammunition Storage, 1 Military Compound, 1 Military Checkpoint. In the vicinity of Misrata: 1 Multiple Rocket Launcher, 5 Battle Tanks, 2 Artillery Pieces, 3 Military Vehicles. In the vicinity of Tripoli: 1 Self-propelled Anti Aircraft Gun, 1 Military Technical Vehicle, 2 Multiple Rocket Launchers, 1 Military Equipment Storage Facility. In the vicinity of Gharyan: 4 Battle Tanks , 1 Military Technical Vehicle, 1 Heavy Equipment Transport. In the vicinity of Sirt: 1 Battle Tank, 1 Military Technical Vehicle. In Waddan: 1 Ammunition Storage Facility. In the vicinity of Nalut: 1 Military Technical Vehicle.

Arms Embargo Activities
A total of 17 ships under NATO command are actively patrolling the Central Mediterranean.
12 Vessels were hailed on 29 JUNE to determine destination and cargo. 3 boardings (no denials) were conducted.
A total of 1568 vessels have been hailed, 132 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***: 425 (air, ground, maritime)
Ships delivering Humanitarian Assistance 29 JUNE: 2
Aircrafts delivering Humanitarian Assistance 29 JUNE: 3

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

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