ABSTRACT

Rhumb Lines: Joint Task Force Odyssey Dawn, March 20, 2011   [open pdf - 142KB]

"In response to a call for action by the Libyan people and the Arab League, the President of the United States called for a limited military action with coalition partners under United Nations Security Council Resolution (UNSCR) 1973, to end the violence against Libyan citizens. The UNSCR authorizes use of force with an explicit commitment to pursue all necessary measures, to include the enforcement of a no-fly zone over Libya. Carefully coordinated with coalition partners, U.S. naval forces participated in cruise missile strikes as part of Operation Odyssey Dawn designed to set the conditions for a coalition no-fly zone, striking more than 20 integrated air defense systems and other air defense facilities ashore in Libya March 19."

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Date:
2011-03-20
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Public Domain
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Navy Office of Information: http://www.navy.mil/
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Rhumb Lines (March 20, 2011)
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