Update: NATO activities in Libya on September 1


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, 06.00GMT) a total of 21,200 sorties, including 7, 958 strike sorties*, have been conducted.

Sorties conducted 01 SEPTEMBER: 110
Strike sorties conducted 01 SEPTEMBER: 38

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

In the vicinity of Sirte: 1 Command and Control Node/Ammo Storage Facility, 7 Surface to Air Missile Transloaders, 2 Armed Vehicle, 1 Tank, 2 Military Trucks, 3 Surface to Air Missile Canisters.
In the vicinity of Bani Walid: 1 Ammo Storage Facility, 1 Armed Vehicle.
In the vicinity of Waddan: 2 Anti Aircraft Guns, 2 Anti Aircraft Artillery Systems, 2 Radars.

Arms Embargo Activities
A total of 15 ships under NATO command are actively patrolling the Central Mediterranean.
7 Vessels were hailed on 01 SEPTEMBER to determine destination and cargo. 3 boardings ( 0 denied) were conducted.
A total of 2456 vessels have been hailed, 251 boardings and 11 denials have been conducted since the beginning of arms embargo operations.

International Humanitarian Assistance Movements as recorded by NATO
Total of Humanitarian Movements** 901: (air, ground, maritime)
Ships delivering Humanitarian Assistance 01 SEPTEMBER: 1
Aircrafts delivering Humanitarian Assistance 01 SEPTEMBER: 4

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

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