Update: NATO activities in Libya on June 30


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 13,324 sorties, including 5,005 strike sorties*, have been conducted.
Sorties conducted 30 JUNE: 140
Strike sorties conducted 30 JUNE: 42

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

Key Hits
30 JUNE: In the vicinity of Brega: 2 Command and control facilities. In the vicinity of Misrata: 2 Military Technical Vehicle. In the vicinity of Tripoli: 1 Military facility, 1 Radar. In the vicinity of Gharyan: 1 Military facility. In the vicinity of Waddan: 1 Military Storage Facility. In the vicinity of Bir Al Ghanam: 2 Multiple Rocket Launchers.

Arms Embargo Activities
A total of 17 ships under NATO command are actively patrolling the Central Mediterranean.
8 Vessels were hailed on 30 JUNE to determine destination and cargo. 3 boardings (no denials) were conducted.
A total of 1576 vessels have been hailed, 135 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***: 428 (air, ground, maritime)
Ships delivering Humanitarian Assistance 30 JUNE: 1
Aircrafts delivering Humanitarian Assistance 30 JUNE: 2

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

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