|Updated: 18 May 1999||Operation Allied Force Update|
18 May 1999
Operation Allied Force Update
NATO aircraft successfully hit many ground targets in Kosovo.
Last night's action also helped further reduce various air threats. Strikes destroyed three helicopters on the ground west of Pristina, along with a MiG-29 and MiG-21 on the ground at Batajnica airfield. One SA-6 surface to air missile transporter/launcher was also struck, along with a surface to air missile storage facility.
Other targets included:
Highway bridges at:
TV/FM transmitter at Kopaonik
All NATO aircraft returned safely. Allied Force operations are underway on Day 56. Further details will be provided at NATO's military update at 1500.