Update: NATO activities in Libya on June 6


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 10020 sorties, including 3794 strike sorties*, have been conducted.

Sorties conducted 06 JUNE: 103
Strike sorties conducted 06 JUNE: 42

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

Key Hits
06 JUNE: In Tripoli: 1 Command & Control Facility. In the vicinity of Tripoli: 1 Surface-To-Air Missile Storage Facility, 2 Command & Control Nodes, 1 Vehicle Storage Facility, 4 Surface-To-Air Missile Launchers. In the vicinity of Sirte: 1 Mobile Command & Control Node.

Arms Embargo Activities
A total of 19 ships under NATO command are actively patrolling the Central Mediterranean.
18 Vessels were hailed on 06 JUNE to determine destination and cargo. 2 boardings (no denials) were conducted.
A total of 1209 vessels have been hailed. 76 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***: 332 (air, ground, maritime)
Ships delivering Humanitarian Assistance 06 JUNE: 4
Aircrafts delivering Humanitarian Assistance 06 JUNE: 1

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

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