Update: NATO activities in Libya on September 2


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 21,322 sorties, including 7,998 strike sorties*, have been conducted.

Sorties conducted 02 SEPTEMBER: 122
Strike sorties conducted 02 SEPTEMBER: 40

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

In the vicinity of Sirte: 1 Ammo Storage Facility, 11 Surface to Air Missile Canisters, 3 Tanks, 1 Training Area
In the vicinity of Bani Walid: 1 Military Vehicle Storage Facility
In the vicinity of Hun: 1 Command and Control node, 1 Military Vehicle

Arms Embargo Activities
A total of 15 ships under NATO command are actively patrolling the Central Mediterranean.
7 Vessels were hailed on 02 SEPTEMBER to determine destination and cargo. 3 boardings (0 denied) were conducted.
A total of 2463 vessels have been hailed, 254 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** 916: (air, ground, maritime)
Ships delivering Humanitarian Assistance 02 SEPTEMBER: 1
Aircrafts delivering Humanitarian Assistance 02 SEPTEMBER: 14

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

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