Update: NATO activities in Libya on September 12


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 22,456 sorties, including 8,427 strike sorties*, have been conducted.
Sorties conducted 12 SEPTEMBER: 114
Strike sorties conducted 12 SEPTEMBER: 37

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

In the vicinity of Sirte: 1 Radar System, 8 Surface to Air Missile Systems, 5 Surface to Air Missile Trailers/Transloaders, 1 Armed Vehicle, 2 Air Defense Command Vehicles.
In the vicinity of Waddan: 1 Anti-Aircraft Gun.
In the vicinity of Sebha: 6 Tanks, 2 Armoured Fighting Vehicle.

Arms Embargo Activities
A total of 14 ships under NATO command are actively patrolling the Central Mediterranean.
22 Vessels were hailed on 12 SEPTEMBER to determine destination and cargo. 2 boardings (0 denied) were conducted.
A total of 2604 vessels have been hailed, 275 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**1110: (air, ground, maritime)
Ships delivering Humanitarian Assistance 12 SEPTEMBER: 0
Aircrafts delivering Humanitarian Assistance 12 SEPTEMBER: 45

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

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