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Operation Unified Protector - Imagery

Operation Karakal

Swedish Flygvapnet reconnaissance imagery of Libyan SA-2 anti-aircraft systems

Released May 22, 2011

The pictures below are of pro-Ghaddafi SA-2 anti-aircraft systems located near the Libyan capital of Tripoli. They were taken by Swedish aircraft conducting reconnaissance missions as part of NATO Operation Unified Protector / Operation Karakal.

Visible in the second image are missiles which have been placed on reserve, ready to be transported by trailer.

According to Swedish officials, a residential neighborhood is located beyon the wall in the bottom left corner of the image, underscoring the fact that a number of these systems are placed near civilian areas.


Swedish Flygvapnet - Operation Karakal Recon IMINT
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Reconnaissance imagery of Libyan SA-2 anti-aircraft systems, taken as part of Operation Karakal

Reconnaissance imagery of Libyan SA-2 anti-aircraft systems.


Swedish Flygvapnet - Operation Karakal Recon IMINT
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>Reconnaissance imagery of Libyan missiles which have been placed on reserve, ready to be transported by trailer, taken as part of Operation Karakal

Reconnaissance imagery of Libyan missiles which have been placed on reserve, ready to be transported by trailer.



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