Thursday, 24 March 2011

MOD:Strike against Libyan Air Defence

The Chief of Defence Staff’s Strategic Communication Officer Major General John Lorimer said:
“British Armed Forces have again participated in a co-ordinated strike against Libyan Air Defence systems in support of the United Nations Security Council Resolution 1973.
“The UK launched guided Tomahawk Land Attack Missiles (TLAM) from a Trafalgar Class submarine at Air Defence targets as part of the coalition plan to enforce the resolution.
“Britain and her International partners remain engaged in Operations to support United Nations Security Resolution 1973, to enforce the established No Fly Zone and to ready the UK’s contribution to the NATO arms embargo of Libya.”

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