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NATO military expenditures in Libya – Libya’s actions cost the Pentagon announced the U.S., August 23, 2011 News: According to ABC reports, the Pentagon announced on August 22, ended July 31, the U.S. military intervention against Libya , has cost taxpayers about $ 896 million.
U.S. Department of Defense said the Libya of this expenditure, including the U.S. military’s daily military operations, spent ammunition and humanitarian assistance. The U.S. military has promised: to Libya, “the National Transition Council” to provide $ 25 million in non-lethal aid, half of them to rebel military rations way supply. In May, the U.S. military had Benghazi rebels, providing 12 million copies of the Islamic military rations; June, also provided, including medical supplies, boots, tents, uniforms and personal protective equipment, including second assistance.
U.S. Department of Defense statistics show that since April 1 this year, the military intervention in Libya, the U.S. military planes were sent out 5316, including 319 vehicles, in the last 12 days. In the meantime, the U.S. military carried out air raids task 1210, and 101 “Predator” drone attack mission. Department of Defense that the U.S. military equipment sales to NATO allies, the proceeds to offset the cost of some U.S. military action. Since March, the U.S. military has been involved in Libya’s NATO ally, sold a total of $ 221 million of military equipment, including ammunition, equipment, spare parts, fuel and technical assistance.
The war in Iraq, the U.S. military spent $ 603 billion. United States, in Afghanistan, 10 million troops, the monthly cost of $ 10 billion. Compared with the above two expenditures in Libya to spend less than $ 1 billion, seems to be negligible. Libya, the U.S. military action less costly, mainly based on three reasons: most notably, because the U.S. does not send ground troops to Libya, save a lot of logistical expenses; NATO to help the U.S. share some of the costs; Libya action In contrast, shorter, only 5 months.
Libya’s actions cost the UK more than $ 400 million Date: June 23, 2011, British Defense Secretary Liam Fox said the British in Libya for six months of military operations expenditures, at least 260 million pounds (about 4 .15 billion).
Fox the same day, in a letter to Parliament in a written statement that the British participation in air strikes, is expected to cost “around” 1.2 billion pounds (= 1.9 million). If the air strikes continue in the same frequency, the United Kingdom should be subject to spending £ 140 million (= 2.25 billion U.S. dollars) to replace the missiles and other arms.
The latest figures show that on March 19, June 14, British fighter planes and helicopters, 200 vehicles in the bombing of Libya perform the task.
March 19, United States, Britain and France, the first military strikes against Libya. With the end of NATO from the United States to take full control action command. 1st of this month, NATO decided: Libyan military action will extend 90 days from the end of September.
The British government recently, the Libyan request for a public facing spending pressures of military operations. In March, the British Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne said that the Libyan military spending “will not be hundreds of millions, but tens of ten thousand pounds dollars.”
Fox said the UK Treasury has agreed to: the use of reserves to pay Libya operational costs.
French military action in Libya to spend 87 million euros, Published: 2011, Paris, June 20, the French Defense Ministry deputy spokesman Ponte said that since March 19, the first in France to launch military action against Libya since the French government has spent 87 million euros.
20, published in French “Le Parisien”, the “huge additional burden” in the title, the French army in the headlines reported the cost of military operations in Libya. Ponti said the French military operations in Libya, the average daily cost of nearly 100 million euros. Article predicted, with the French coast in Libya to send more troops, French military spending, will further increase.
France have the human, material and financial resources to deal with the protracted military action? It is reported that France has sent more than 4,000 soldiers, into military action against Libya, but fortunately, so far, no casualties.
Recently, both the French Air Force and Navy Staff, said that if military action against Libya to continue, France will face military personnel and material shortages.
France, the United States, Britain and other NATO countries, “the name of the establishment of no-fly zone” under the banner of the air strikes targets in Libya activities into a third day. It is reported that only in 19 day, Western countries, in order to carry out activities on the air than $ 100 million spent; completely destroyed in the Mediterranean coast of Libya’s air defense forces, spending 400 million to $ 800 million.
In the Libyan air defense systems destroyed, the West aircraft, began to maintain the so-called “no-fly zone.” If countries fighters, only over the patrol in eastern Libya, spending a week in 3000, to 1 billion. If the final decision of Western countries, the “no-fly zone” extended to the whole territory of Libya, estimated weekly expenditures will be 100 million to about $ 300 million.
NATO released the latest data, as of 18th of this month, NATO dispatched a total of more than 4400 aircraft sorties launched air strikes, destroying the military target Gaddafi, nearly 2,000, including about 100 command and control centers, many of ammunition, tanks, armored vehicles and rocket launchers.
Obama, the Libyan war, the U.S. military action against Libya cost more than $ 700 million.
Libya, is a typical oil-economy countries, more than 95% of export earnings from oil. Since the 1950s, since the discovery of oil, Libya’s oil production and oil refining industry has developed rapidly.
According to the International Energy Agency (IEA) data, Libya has proven oil reserves of about 464 million barrels, the highest in Africa, the world number nine. In addition to the rich oil resources, Libya also has 1.48 trillion cubic meters of natural gas reserves.
Into Libya before the war, exports 1.3 million barrels of crude oil daily, this figure represents only 2% of global oil supply, but the Libyan oil of high quality, nearly all of the sulfur content of low quality crude oil, international crude oil market has been instant hit.
Libya’s crude oil production, mostly for export, about 85% sold and the European continent across the sea of Libya, which accounted for 22% of Italy, France, Switzerland, Ireland and Austria, each about 15%.
Italy’s ENI, British BP, Total of France, Repsol of Spain, as well as the Austrian oil company OMV, have a major oil producer in Libya. Some U.S. companies, with oil operations in Libya, which, including big oil companies like ConocoPhillips, as well as some smaller independent oil companies