Update: NATO activities in Libya on September 5


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 21,662 sorties, including 8,140 strike sorties*, have been conducted.

Sorties conducted 05 SEPTEMBER: 116
Strike sorties conducted 05 SEPTEMBER: 42

*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 Radar/Communication Site, 1 Command and Control Bunker, 4 Armed Vehicles, 4 Surface to Air Missile System, 2 Military Settlements.
In the vicinity of Hun: 3 Radars, 4 Anti Aircraft Artillery Systems,

Arms Embargo Activities
A total of 15 ships under NATO command are actively patrolling the Central Mediterranean.
12 Vessels were hailed on 05 SEPTEMBER to determine destination and cargo. 2 boardings ( 0 denied) were conducted.
A total of 2500 vessels have been hailed, 258 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** 949: (air, ground, maritime)
Ships delivering Humanitarian Assistance 05 SEPTEMBER: 1
Aircrafts delivering Humanitarian Assistance 05 SEPTEMBER: 7

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

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