Update: NATO activities in Libya on September 16


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 22,938 sorties, including 8,603 strike sorties*, have been conducted.

Sorties conducted 16 SEPTEMBER: 121
Strike sorties conducted 16 SEPTEMBER: 43

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

In the vicinity of Sirte: 5 Command and Controle Nodes, 3 Radar Systems, 4 Armed Vehicles, 8 Air Missile Systems.
In the vicinity of Hun: 4 Anti Aircraft Guns.

Arms Embargo Activities
A total of 13 ships under NATO command are actively patrolling the Central Mediterranean.
13 Vessels were hailed on 16 SEPTEMBER to determine destination and cargo. 0 boardings (0 denied) were conducted.
A total of 2669 vessels have been hailed, 285 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**1247: (air, ground, maritime)
Ships delivering Humanitarian Assistance 16 SEPTEMBER: 1
Aircrafts delivering Humanitarian Assistance 16 SEPTEMBER: 16

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

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