Update: NATO activities in Libya on September 6


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 21,780 sorties, including 8,180 strike sorties*, have been conducted.

Sorties conducted 06 SEPTEMBER: 118
Strike sorties conducted 06 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 Surface to Air Missile Canister, 1 Multiple Rocket Launcher, 4 Armed Vehicle, 1 Ammo Storage Facility, 6 Tanks, 6 Armoured Fighting Vehicles, 1 Self Propelled Artillery.
In the vicinity of Hun: 3 Radars, 3 Anti Aircraft Guns.
In the vicinity of Sebha: 1 Surface to Air Missile Facility.
In the vicinity of Waddan: 8 Anti Aircraft Guns.

Arms Embargo Activities
A total of 14 ships under NATO command are actively patrolling the Central Mediterranean.
13 Vessels were hailed on 06 SEPTEMBER to determine destination and cargo. 4 boardings ( 0 denied) were conducted.
A total of 2514 vessels have been hailed, 262 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*961*: (air, ground, maritime)
Ships delivering Humanitarian Assistance 06 SEPTEMBER: 1
Aircrafts delivering Humanitarian Assistance 06 SEPTEMBER: 11

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

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