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UK MOD Operation Ellamy

RAF Airstrike on building being used by Qadhafi regime forces to attack Misratah

Released May 10, 2011

Video footage of a May 8, 2011, airstrike on a building on the outskirts of of Misratah.

According to the UK MOD, the building was being used by Qadhafi regime forces to target Misratah with rocket, artillery and heavy machine gun fire.

The video footage show the building's top two floors being struck by Paveway IV bombs launched from Royal Air Force Tornado aircraft.

The two Paveway IV bombs were used in a simultanrous manner in the attack, with one assigned for each wing of the building. With only the top two floors targeted, the rest of the building was left standing

The footage taken from the RAF Tornado targeting pod shows the prevision guided munitions penetrating the roof within seconds of each other and then exploding inside the building.



NATO Operation Unified Protector / UK MOD - Operation Ellamy Strike IMINT
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RAF Tornado targeting pod video footage of a May 8, 2011, airstrike on the top two floors of a building on the outskirts of of Misratah being used by Qadhafi regime forces to target Misratah with rocket, artillery and heavy machine gun fire.




NATO Operation Unified Protector / UK MOD - Operation Ellamy Strike IMINT
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Post-strike Battle Damage Assessment (BDA) imagery of the building on the outskirts of Misratah used by pro-Ghaddafi forces and struck by Paveway IV munitions dropped from RAF Tornado aircraft.

Post-strike Battle Damage Assessment (BDA) imagery of the building on the outskirts of Misratah used by pro-Ghaddafi forces and struck by Paveway IV munitions dropped from RAF Tornado aircraft.



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