Update: NATO activities in Libya on September 4


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 21,546 sorties, including 8,098 strike sorties*, have been conducted.

Sorties conducted 04 SEPTEMBER: 117
Strike sorties conducted 04 SEPTEMBER: 52

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

In the vicinity of Sirte: 1 Military Vehicle Storage Facility, 2 Armed Vehicle, 4 Multiple Rocket Launchers, 2 Heavy Machine Gun, 4 Surface to Air Missile Canisters.
In the vicinity of Sebha: 1 Command and Controle Node/Warehouse.
In the vicinity of Waddan: 14 Surface to Air Missile Canisters.
In the vicinity of Hun: 3 Anti Aircraft Artillery Systems, 3 Radars.

Arms Embargo Activities
A total of 15 ships under NATO command are actively patrolling the Central Mediterranean.
14 Vessels were hailed on 04 SEPTEMBER to determine destination and cargo. 0 boardings ( 0 denied) were conducted.
A total of 2489 vessels have been hailed, 256 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** 941: (air, ground, maritime)
Ships delivering Humanitarian Assistance 04 SEPTEMBER: 2
Aircrafts delivering Humanitarian Assistance 04 SEPTEMBER: 12

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

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