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Second UK Strike Against Libyan Defence Assets, 20 March 2011


GREAT BRITAIN—(ENEWSPF)—20 March 2011.  British Armed Forces have participated in another co-ordinated strike against Libyan Air Defence systems tonight, Sunday 20 March 2011. The Chief of Defence Staff’s Strategic Communications Officer Major General John Lorimer said:

“I can confirm that British Armed Forces have participated in another co-ordinated strike against Libyan Air Defence systems.

“For a second time, the UK has launched guided Tomahawk Land Attack Missiles (TLAM) from a Trafalgar Class submarine in the Mediterranean as part of a coordinated coalition plan to enforce the resolution.

“We and our international partners are continuing operations in support of the United Nations Security Council Resolution 1973.”

Source: mod.uk

 


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