|Updated: 9 May 1999||Operation Allied Force Update|
9 May 1999
Operation Allied Force Update
Strategic strikes yesterday included the following targets:
Television transmitter site at Kragujevac
Radio relay sites at:
Military barracks headquarters at:
Petroleum storage sites at:
Despite being hampered by bad weather, five known artillery and six known mortar positions were hit near Gnjilane. Two revetted positions, armoured vehicles, other military equipment, troops, a radar site and an assembly were also struck elsewhere in Kosovo.
Because of the weather, the total number of sorties, including strike sorties, declined slightly from recent operational levels. All aircraft returned safely.
Allied Force operations are underway on Day 47. Further details will be provided at Spokesman Jamie Shea's morning update at 1030.