Updated: 28 May 1999 Operation Allied Force Update


28 May 1999

Operation Allied Force Update

NATO, armed with an ever-increasing fleet of strike aircraft and taking advantage of generally clear skies, attacked a sweeping range of strategic and ground force targets on Day 65 of Operation Allied Force.

NATO aircraft struck hard at Serb forces in Kosovo, including at least 20 artillery pieces, two tanks, an armoured personnel carrier, two mortar positions, seven anti-artillery pieces, two multiple rocket launchers systems and other revetted positions.

Other areas targeted:

Airfields at:

  • Batajnica
  • Pristina
  • Ponikve
  • Sjenica

Ammunition storage sites at:

  • Urosevac
  • Novi Pazar
  • Pozega
  • Kursumlija
  • Nis
  • Surdulica

Military storage areas at:

  • Ducitrn
  • Krivovo
  • Cuprija
  • Pristina

Petroleum storage sites at:

  • Doljevac
  • Bor

TV/FM relay site at Rapca

Radio communication stations at:

  • Stara Pazova
  • Budva
  • Sremica

Radio relay sites at:

  • Uzice
  • Kursumlija
  • Rapca
  • Kacanik
  • Vesna Kobila
  • Pristina

Surface to air support facility at Belgrade

Highway bridges at:

  • Raska
  • Popovac
  • Donje Trnjance
  • Medrgovac
  • Pertate
  • Vladicin Han

AM radio broadcast stations at:

  • Ruma
  • Pristina
  • Dakovica
  • Subotica
  • Srbobran

Army barracks at:

  • Pristina
  • Obrenovac

Army facility at Leskovac

MUP headquarters at Pristina

Four electrical transmission towers near Belgrade

Two electrical transformer yards near Belgrade

Vehicle storage site at Nis

All NATO aircraft returned safely. Allied Force operations are underway on Day 66. Further details, including the number of sorties, will be provided at the NATO briefing at 3 p.m.

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