Update: NATO activities in Libya on June 5


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 9917 sorties, including 3752 strike sorties*, have been conducted.

Sorties conducted 05 JUNE: 139
Strike sorties conducted 05 JUNE: 58

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

Key Hits
05 JUNE: In Tripoli: 1 Command & Control Facility. In the vicinity of Tripoli: 2 Command & Control Facilities, 1 Surface-To-Air Missile Storage Facility, 1 Ground Forces Compound, 1 Air Defence Forces Compound, 4 Surface-To-Air Missile Launchers, 1 Radar. In the vicinity of Brega: 3 Military Vehicles. In the vicinity of Misurata: 1 Armoured Fighting Vehicle.

Arms Embargo Activities
A total of 18 ships under NATO command are actively patrolling the Central Mediterranean.
23 Vessels were hailed on 05 JUNE to determine destination and cargo. 2 boardings (no denials) were conducted.
A total of 1191 vessels have been hailed. 74 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***: 327 (air, ground, maritime)
Ships delivering Humanitarian Assistance 05 JUNE: 7
Aircrafts delivering Humanitarian Assistance 05 JUNE 2

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

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