From NATO: Over the past 24 hours, NATO has conducted the following activities associated with Operation UNIFIED PROTECTOR :
Since the beginning of the NATO operation (31 March 2011, 08.00GMT) a total of 8729 sorties, including 3327 strike sorties*, have been conducted.
Sorties conducted 28 May: 134
Strike sorties conducted 28 May: 53
*Strike sorties are intended to identify and engage appropriate targets, but do not necessarily deploy munitions each time.
28 May: In Tripoli: 1 Vehicle Storage Facility. In the vicinity of Tripoli: 1 Command & Control Node. In the vicinity of Sirte: 1 Ammunition Storage Facility. In the vicinity of Mizdah: 1 Ammunition Storage Facility. In the vicinity of Misratah: 1 Self-Propelled Artillery Piece. In the vicinity of Hun:1Ammunition Storage Facility. In the vicinity of Zintan: 1 Tank. In the vicinity of Al Khums: 1 Missile Support Facility, 1 Tank. In the vicinity of Nalut: 1 Vehicle Storage Facility. In the vicinity of Brega: 1 Tank.
Arms Embargo Activities
A total of 20 ships under NATO command are actively patrolling the Central Mediterranean.
14 Vessels were hailed on 28 May to determine destination and cargo. 1 boarding (no denial) was conducted.
A total of 1082 vessels have been hailed. 59 boardings and 7 denials have been conducted since the beginning of arms embargo operations.
International Humanitarian Assistance Movements as recorded by NATO
Total of Humanitarian Movements***: 276 (air, ground, maritime)
Ships delivering Humanitarian Assistance 28 May: 5
Aircraft delivering Humanitarian Assistance 28 May: 1
***Some humanitarian movements cover several days. (graphic: NATO)