Update: NATO activities in Libya on June 4


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 9778 sorties, including 3694 strike sorties*, have been conducted.

Sorties conducted 04 JUNE: 130
Strike sorties conducted 04 JUNE: 54

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

Key Hits
04 JUNE: In the vicinity of Tripoli: 1 Surface-To-Air Missile Storage Facility, 1 Command & Control Facility, 1 Military Installation . In the vicinity of Brega: 1 Rocket Launcher, 2 Check Points, 1 Barracks.

Arms Embargo Activities
A total of 18 ships under NATO command are actively patrolling the Central Mediterranean.
12 Vessels were hailed on 04 JUNE to determine destination and cargo. 1 boarding (no denial) was conducted.
A total of 1168 vessels have been hailed. 72 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***: 318 (air, ground, maritime)
Ships delivering Humanitarian Assistance 04 JUNE: 4
Aircrafts delivering Humanitarian Assistance 04 JUNE: 1

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

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