Military assets in battle for Libya

President Barack Obama has called US involvement in Libya "limited military action". Al Jazeera takes a closer look.


    As the attack on Libya begins, Al Jazeera takes a look at the type of weapons being used in what is being called Operation Odyssey Dawn.

    France has deployed 20 warplanes, including Mirage and Rafale jet fighters and air carriers.

    The US has three submarines and two guided missile destroyers and two amphibious warships.

    More than 110 Tomahawk cruise missiles have already been fired by a joint British-US operation.

    Denmark has deployed six F16 fighter jets. And Canada a further six F-18 Hornet jets.

    Britain has stationed Tornado jets and Typhoons close to Libya.

    Al Jazeera's Gerald Tan shows where the weaponry has been strategically located.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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